HandBrake
HandBrake
1.3.3
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HandBrake free download for Mac

HandBrake for Mac1.3.3

15 June 2020

Versatile video encoder; convert any source to MPEG-4 and more.

What is HandBrake for Mac

HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.

Features
  • Supported Sources
    • VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted -- CSS is not supported internally and must be handled externally with third-party software and libraries), BDMV folder (unencrypted), and some .VOB and .TS files
    • Any multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.
  • Outputs
    • File format: MP4 and MKV
    • Video: MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 or Theora (1 or 2 passes or constant quantizer/rate encoding)
    • Audio: AAC, HE-AAC, AC3, MP3, Vorbis, FLAC (16-bit, 24-bit) or AAC, MP3, AC3, DTS and DTS-HD pass-through (supports encoding of several audio tracks)
  • Miscellaneous features
    • Chapter selection
    • Soft subtitle support (DVD/VobSub in DVD/MKV/MP4, Blu-ray/PGS in BD/MKV, SRT files, SRT/UTF-8 in MKV, ASS/SSA in MKV, TX3G/3GPP in MP4 - DVD/VobSub, Blu-ray/PGS and ASS/SSA subtitles can also be burned-in the picture)
    • Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling
    • Grayscale encoding

What's new in HandBrake

Version 1.3.3:
General:
  • Fixed ISO 639-2/B language codes not set correctly in MKV (affects Hebrew, Indonesian, Javanese, and Yiddish)
  • Improved support for sources where pixel format cannot be quickly identified, e.g. due to delayed video track start
  • Added logging to identify where hardware support is disabled
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
Video:
  • Improved Intel QSV memory footprint by eliminating a buffer pool
  • Improved Intel QSV H.265 memory buffer size as required by newer Intel Media SDK
  • Fixed and improved Intel QSV in various situations, especially hardware decoding
  • Fixed full range video being not being identified as limited range after conversion where filters are used
Subtitles
  • Fixed handling of overlapping SSA import subtitles (791adba)
  • Improved support for out-of-order SSA subtitles as allowed by specification
Command line interface:
  • Fixed --preset failure unless full path is specified, e.g. --preset="Category Name/Preset Name"
Build system:
  • Improved Flatpak to better conform to freedesktop metainfo standards
  • Improved Intel QSV Flatpak plugin build effiency using cmake-ninja
  • Added a patch to fix cross compiling libdav1d using GCC 10.x (quality of life improvement)
Third-party libraries:
  • Updated libraries - FFmpeg 4.2.3 (decoding and filters)
Fixed:
  • Preview layout not displaying properly on OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Incorrect copyright year on About dialog
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Septic Monkey
Septic Monkey
Mar 4 2021
1.3.3
5.0
Mar 4 2021
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
Love this app -- it's the tits !!! It's the only app that converts video without producing a pixel-ridden result or black blocks that seem to take up a lot of screen room. It's straight-forward and simple to use. Oh, and let's not forget it's free !!!
OhEssex
OhEssex
Nov 1 2020
1.3.3
4.0
Nov 1 2020
4.0
Version: 1.3.3
Certainly can't complain about the price. Sadly, there have been user interface issues that have plagued this software for years. Adding stuff to the queue is counter-intuitive and the encoding settings doesn't seem to hold between items in the queue. With not all that much effort this software could be really great - if I knew how to program I'd step up...
Rfleisch
Rfleisch
Aug 10 2020
1.3.3
5.0
Aug 10 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
This App does it all when it come to video re-encoding. And It's FREE!
MyronV9060
MyronV9060
Jun 16 2020
1.3.3
5.0
Jun 16 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
Excellent tool. Using it to convert old video files that no longer open under QuickTime to current standard format. Reduces file sizes as well without losing quality.
Ptrix
Ptrix
Jun 15 2020
1.3.3
4.0
Jun 15 2020
4.0
Version: 1.3.3
This has been an absolutely indispensable app, but I do NOT understand why the "Target Size" option was removed in the past. I understand that it was not 100% accurate, but it was certainly very useful and "good enough" for downsizing large media files. I very strongly believe that it should be re-added, and if not into the application, than at least as some kind of optional add-on or extension. Because of this, I've not updated my copy from version 0.9.5 :(
l-studio
l-studio
Jun 15 2020
1.3.3
4.0
Jun 15 2020
4.0
Version: 1.3.3
Excellent aplication
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 15 2020
1.3.3
5.0
Jun 15 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
√ Mac Essential
GladysR7247
GladysR7247
May 5 2020
1.3.2
5.0
May 5 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
Thanks for update
cmmce
cmmce
Apr 24 2020
1.3.1
5.0
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
Thanks...great resource
asayoungspring
asayoungspring
Apr 11 2020
1.3.1
0.0
Apr 11 2020
0.0
Version: 1.3.1
Handbrake works very well where as I have Toast Titanium and that does not work any more. So Handbreak now holds top spot on my Mac
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