HandBrake freeware


Version: 1.2.0 | Size: 11.10 MB | Filename: HandBrake-1.2.0-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe
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HandBrake is a multimedia converting tool; more specifically it is a freeware for download for converting video files to any format of your need. It offers faster conversion without loss in the quality. It supports multiple platforms therefore; users can use the HandBrake any where they want to.

To look inside of HandBrake’s core competencies we find it’s built in device presets. As a dominating feature the HandBrake offer users with profile with custom settings to ensure quality conversion. Configuring the setting is simple and users are allowed to customize the configuration by tweaking and modifying the tool’s system options.

The HandBrake free video converter can process major file formats and transfer them to users required format easily. It can even make the files ready for BluRay and DVD. The program is capable to protect the content. Generally the HandBrake’s output files contain MP4, M4V, and MKV. It has MPEG 2 & 4, Theora and H.264(x264) video encoders. For audio part the tool has AC 3, DTS, HD, AAC and MP3 pass through and encoders like AC3, Vorbic, Flac, and MP3 and so on. In short the software is powered with all the capabilities it needs to fulfill user demands.

Besides the HandBrake’s technical capabilities, the tool allow title or chapter selection, queuing of multiple files for encoding, markers for chapters, subtitling and live video preview features. The list also includes support for VFR – CFR, video filters for deinterlacing, decoming, gray scaling, cropping, scaling and detelecine, etc. Thus the video converter is has the built in mechanism for constant quality monitoring.

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File size:
11.10 MB

Last update:

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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Last versions of HandBrake
Version Change log
HandBrake 1.2.0 Jan 11, 2019 General:
Switched core decoding library from Libav to FFmpeg:
Fixes numerous sources previously unreadable or otherwise broken
HandBrake 1.1.2 Aug 12, 2018 General:
Fixed a potential crash in the comb detection filter
Fixed a potential crash in the padding filter
HandBrake 1.1.1 Aug 12, 2018 General:
Fixed a potential crash in the comb detection filter
Fixed a potential crash in the padding filter
Fixed decoding certain very high bit rate ultra-high definition sources with extra large packets
Fixed last frame in source video missing in output
Fixed crash when decoding an empty audio track
Build system:
Updated mac-toolchain-build script Nasm url and improved curl parameters for robustness
Third-party libraries:
Updated libraries (necessary to pull in needed bug fixes)
libvpx 1.7.0 (VP8/VP9 video encoding)
x264 155 r2901 (H.264/AVC video encoding)
Fixed issues with queue recovery when running multiple HandBrake instances simultaneously
Fixed an issue with a When Done action potentially causing the last queue item to be marked as a warning instead of success
Fixed burn-in behavior with MP4 files; after the first burn-in track, no additional tracks that require burn-in will be added
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