HandBrake
HandBrake
1.3.3

4.8

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HandBrake1.3.3

15 June 2020

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 1.3.3:
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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How would you rate HandBrake app?

511 Reviews of HandBrake

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5
jlee5201
19 July 2019
Version: 1.2.2

Most helpful

Absolutely amazing for cutting, merging, and converting videos between many formats. Highly recommended.
(2)
5
MyronV9060
16 June 2020
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.
(0)
4
Ptrix
15 June 2020
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 :(
(0)
4
l-studio
15 June 2020
Version: 1.3.3
Excellent aplication
(0)
5
Derekcurrie
15 June 2020
Version: 1.3.3
√ Mac Essential
(0)
5
GladysR7247
05 May 2020
Version: 1.3.2
Thanks for update
(1)
5
cmmce
24 April 2020
Version: 1.3.1
Thanks...great resource
(1)
asayoungspring
11 April 2020
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
(0)
asayoungspring
11 April 2020
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
(0)
5
Heretherealan
16 February 2020
Version: 1.3.1
easy to use. good
(1)
5
dancingmonkeysphotography
23 January 2020
Version: 1.3.1
Excellent encoder.
(1)