HandBrake
HandBrake
1.2.2

4.8

HandBrake free download for Mac

HandBrake

1.2.2
25 February 2019

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

Overview

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 1.2.2:
  • Fixed built-in application updater.

499 HandBrake Reviews

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Alex8602
31 October 2013

Most helpful

Excellent free software for x264 – convenient to use with lots of features! I hope to see an early implementation of H.265/HEVC, when this format (presumably) will begin to gain ground in the near future.
Like (8)
Version 0.9.9
jlee5201
19 July 2019
Absolutely amazing for cutting, merging, and converting videos between many formats. Highly recommended.
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Version 1.2.2
unGraphic
26 February 2019
Removing the Advanced Panel was a boneheaded move. I won't be updating past ver. 1.1.2
Like (1)
Version 1.2.2
1 answer(s)
Ritsuka
Ritsuka
26 February 2019
It's still there: right click on the additionals options text field. But it will be removed in 1.3.
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Bipou
10 September 2018
Even when version 1.1.2 is installed, it says you need to update it to version 1.1.2…
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Version 1.1.2
JohnF1664
28 August 2018
Very cool software doing complex things with a simple UI.
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Version 1.1.1
LeroyMorrison
15 May 2018
An amazing and easy to use video transcoder app that just gets the job done. With an abundance of useful features, you will be able to fine-tune your video to your liking. I also enjoy the pop-up messages that HandBrake tells you when encoding a video. They are funny and clever :) Keep up the good work!
Like (1)
Version 1.1.0
pdavidkay
13 May 2018
It's fantastic as it has always been! Just updating that's all
Like (1)
Version 1.1.0
1 answer(s)
LeroyMorrison
LeroyMorrison
15 May 2018
Agreed!
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LKN G-Man
13 April 2018
Just tried to use the new v1.1.0 release. Unfortunately, it crashes every time I begin to encode. This app's been so wonderful so long, I'm not going to leave any negative ratings. Hopefully, v1.1.1 is just around the corner.
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Version 1.1.0
1 answer(s)
Ritsuka
Ritsuka
14 April 2018
You should send the crash log and how to reproduce it to the developers, because bugs aren't going to magically fix themselves.
Like (1)
giorgina
16 February 2018
Works great! Thanks
Like (2)
Version 1.0.7
madbunny
12 February 2018
Useful. Thanks!
Like (3)
Version 1.0.7
gulija-farfara
12 February 2018
So nice App
Like (2)
Version 1.0.7
Free

4.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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