HandBrake 0.9.6

HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.

Supported Sources:

  • Most common multimedia files that libavformat and libavcodec support.
  • Any DVD or Bluray-like source which is NOT copy-protected. (removal of copy protection is not supported)

Outputs:

  • File format: MP4(M4V) and MKV
  • Video: MPEG-4(ffmpeg), H.264(x264), or Theora(libtheora)
  • Audio: AAC, CoreAudio AAC (OS X Only), MP3, or Vorbis. AC-3 pass-through, DTS pass-thorugh (MKV only)

Misc features:

  • Chapter selection, Chapter Markers
  • Subtitles
    • Vobsub and Closed Captions
    • SRT import and passthru
    • SSA passthru or burn-in (experimental)
  • Constant Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding
  • Support for VFR, CFR and VFR
  • Video: Deinterlacing, Decomb, Detelecine, Cropping and scaling
  • Live Video Preview

Download: HandBrake 0.9.6 | ~8.0 MB (Open Source)
View: Changelog | Website

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6 Comments

Yes, Finally, I hope for future release they will have more frequent release, and not once every year.

Looks like a major update from the change log. Although the Target Size option didn't produce the accurate file size as specified, it was nice to have but instead of fixing it they yanked it.

Awesome news and great app! Don't mind the target filesize being removed, never used it and don't see much use for it these days.

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