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Project Description
Open Video Converter with simple and intuitive interface for converting video files to the open formats.


Ovik - Open Video Converter

The name "Ovik" is derived from the pronouncement of "OVC". Ovik could additionally be
referenced to the capital letters in "Open VIdeo Converter", where the word Converter is
written with a K in certain languages.


Ovik is built to promote the use of the open and free video formats, WebM and Theora.

Ovik application and source code is free! (

Ovik is developed by Sondre Bjellås (

Ovik icon is derived from Poky and licenced Creative Commons Attribution (

Ovik theme is licensed under Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL) (

Ovik uses ffmpeg2theora which is licenced under GPL v3 (

Ovik uses the MVVM Light Toolkit which is distributed under the MIT License (

Ovik uses Autofac to inject some of it's objects (See Autofac License.txt);

Ovik (all other) source code is licenced under ISC License (ISCL) (

Thanks to all these and everyone else who contributes to the continued improvement of open source projects!

ffmpeg binary supplied by


Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Source Code:
Visual Studio 2010 (
WPF Toolkit (


MVVM Light Toolkit: Copyright (c) 2009 - 2010 Laurent Bugnion (GalaSoft), (
ffmpeg2theora: Copyright (C) 2010, (
Original Icon: Copyright 2010 TAK! Design Limited (
Ovik: Copyright (C) 2010, Sondre Bjellås <> (


Last edited Jun 1, 2010 at 8:24 PM by CareBear, version 6