Video, audio and image files come in many different kinds and shapes, but sometimes you need a specific format since your iPad or DVD player won't play that video. That is what Permute is for - easily convert your media files to various different formats.

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v2.5.4, requires macOS 10.11+

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Long story short, Permute was getting a little dusty, without an update for a while now, and I felt that it should not get forgotten. Also, I've felt that Downie could greatly benefit from the acquisition of Permute, since more and more users are asking for various conversion options in Downie.
If you have purchased Permute 2 from Fuel Collective, LLC. via Paddle, please, send us a proof of purchase to receive a free license. Unfortunately, automatic license transfer is not possible.
Permute 2 is a paid upgrade from 1.x. AppStore doesn't allow discounts so there is no upgrade path.

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If your purchase was made before Jan 2016, it was made from Fuel Collective, LLC. (see above for further information) and I do not have access to these records.

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Yes. You can purchase Permute from both the AppStore and via Paddle.
The AppStore version is sandboxed due to Apple's AppStore requirements. This means that certain features such as saving the file into the same folder as the original or ProRes presets are not available in the AppStore version. If you'd like to migrate your AppStore license, please send your AppStore receipt for Permute to

Permute is the easiest to use media converter with it's easy to use, no configuration, drag and drop interface, it will meet the needs to convert all your media files.

We have completely rewritten Permute 2 from the ground up. It now detects if the original file only needs to be transcoded and if not, the track is copied, saving you a lot of time. It now also supports converting images and has improved presets across all media types.

Key Features

Easy to Use - built from the ground up, Permute is a perfect example of what a Mac app should be. With a gorgeous interface and drag & drop simplicity no need for complicated options.

Insanely Fast - Permute was engineered to be incredibly fast. Let us take care of the hard stuff. Just select the video format you want and it’ll be done faster than you can say “Antidisestablishmentarianism”.

Everything Included - It doesn’t matter if you’re converting home movies or processing images. Permute can do it all. We support nearly every format and have plenty of device presets to choose from.