HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4 converter, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
Supported sources: HandBrake is not limited to DVDs: it will now accept practically any type of video as a source.
- File format: MP4, MKV, AVI or OGM
- Video: MPEG-4 or H.264 (1 or 2 passes or constant quantizer/rate encoding)
- Audio: AAC, MP3, Vorbis or AC-3 pass-through (supports encoding of several audio tracks)
- Chapter selection
- Basic subtitle support (burned into the picture)
- Integrated bitrate calculator
- Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling
- Grayscale encoding
Fixed Blu-ray title name where reading from raw device.
Improved handling of broken units in Blu-ray source (skip and continue reading).
Fixed rare crash related to preview images, anamorphic, and default preset values.
Fixed jitter produced by 59.94 fps to 29.97 fps frame rate conversion.
Fixed duration of silence buffers (may improve audio/video sync for some sources).
Fixed linker warning by setting libvpx target to minimum supported macOS version.
Fixed build failure with old GTK versions.
Miscellaneous Flatpak-related fixes and improvements.
Updated libraries (necessary to pull in needed bug fixes).
libdvdread 6.0.0 (DVD decoding)libdvdnav 6.0.0 (DVD decoding).
Fixed potential crash where $HOME directory is missing.
Fixed legacy preferences causing preset window being shown at every launch.
Fixed preset name and menu display on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.
Fixed default destination file name for Blu-ray source to not include MPLS number.
Fixed queue reloading in Flatpak sandbox.
Fixed toolbar icons alignment and use correct art for lower pixel density.
Updated most translations.
Fixed menu item and tooltip strings related to selection behavior.
Fixed crash where presets file contains invalid UTF-8.
Fixed incorrect track selection behaviours on audio and subtitle tabs.
Fixed creating an unneeded HandBrake Team directory in the user's Roaming directory.
Improved path handling when opening a source directory from the queue.
Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.