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HandBrake
HandBrake
4.4
HandBrake free download for Mac

HandBrake

Version 1.5.1

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

HandBrake 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 version 1.5.1

Updated on Jan 12 2022

  • This is a rebuild of HandBrake 1.5.0 with no functional changes.
Build system:
  • Fixed an issue with the source tarball that broke Flathub Builds.

Information

License

Free

Size

37.7 MB

Developer’s website

https://handbrake.fr

Downloads

1475154

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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What needs improvements

Performance
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HandBrake qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
3.0
Features
2.0
Reliability
3.0
Customer support
2.0
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johnrjordandesign
johnrjordandesign
Jan 15 2022
1.5.1
1.0
Jan 15 2022
1.0
Version: 1.5.1
I had an old version on Handbrake on an old mac that worked great, just took a long time. It was great to travel with a selection of movies. Now this version is fast but its alternates between clear and pixelated throughout the whole movie rip. How do I get the old version or is there something I should be doing different to rip?
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
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
Heretherealan
Heretherealan
Feb 16 2020
1.3.1
5.0
Feb 16 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
easy to use. good
dancingmonkeysphotography
dancingmonkeysphotography
Jan 23 2020
1.3.1
5.0
Jan 23 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
Excellent encoder.
andrelouispaulbessot
andrelouispaulbessot
Jan 10 2020
1.3.1
5.0
Jan 10 2020
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
Excellent aplication, thank you
Macfool
Macfool
Jan 5 2020
1.3.1
3.0
Jan 5 2020
3.0
Version: 1.3.1
This app sells a lot of thermal paste.
jlee5201
jlee5201
Jul 19 2019
1.2.2
5.0
Jul 19 2019
5.0
Version: 1.2.2
Absolutely amazing for cutting, merging, and converting videos between many formats. Highly recommended.
unGraphic
unGraphic
Feb 26 2019
1.2.2
4.5
Feb 26 2019
4.5
Version: 1.2.2
Removing the Advanced Panel was a boneheaded move. I won't be updating past ver. 1.1.2
Bipou
Bipou
Sep 10 2018
1.1.2
3.0
Sep 10 2018
3.0
Version: 1.1.2
Even when version 1.1.2 is installed, it says you need to update it to version 1.1.2…
JohnF1664
JohnF1664
Aug 28 2018
1.1.1
5.0
Aug 28 2018
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Very cool software doing complex things with a simple UI.
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