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HandBrake 1.7.3


HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Handbrake can process most common multimedia files and any DVD or BluRay sources that do not contain any kind of copy protection.

Here is a detailed breakdown of HandBrake’s features:

  • Built-in Device Presets—Get started with HandBrake in seconds by choosing a profile optimized for your device, or choose a universal profile for standard or high quality conversions. Simple, easy, fast. For those that want more choice, tweak many basic and advanced options to improve your encodes.
  • Supported Input Sources—Handbrake can process most common multimedia files and any DVD or Blu-ray sources that do not contain any kind of copy protection.


  • File Containers: .MP4(.M4V) and .MKV
  • Video Encoders: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264(x264 and QuickSync), H.265 MPEG-4 and MPEG-2, VP8 and Theora
  • Audio Encoders: AAC / HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, AC3, or Vorbis
  • Audio Pass-thru: AC-3, E-AC3, DTS, DTS-HD, TrueHD, AAC and MP3 tracks

Additional features:

  • Title/ Chapter Selection
  • Queue up Multiple Encodes
  • Chapter Markers
  • Subtitles (VobSub, Closed Captions CEA-608, SSA, SRT)
  • Constant Quality or Average BitRate Video Encoding
  • Support for VFR, CFR and VFR
  • Video Filters—Deinterlacing, Decomb, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and Scaling
  • Live Video Preview

HandBrake 1.7.3 changelog:

All platforms


  • Fixed formatting leading zeros for timestamps in logs
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements


  • Fixed an issue that could potentially cause incorrect detection of source FPS value (#5677)


  • Fixed tx3g to SSA subtitles conversion


  • Fixed the "All Files" open file dialog filter to really show all files
  • Fixed an issue where adding a new default audio track automatically set the gain to -20 dB


  • Fixed a regression introduced in HandBrake 1.7.2 by the workaround for VideoToolbox crashes on Sonoma
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements


  • Improved security hardening of loading of DLL files within libhb by limiting search scope (#5724)
  • Improved keyboard navigation on Chapters tab (#5679)
  • Fixed an issue that could cause encodes to appear stalled when process isolation is turned on
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent QSV decode from being used when a system also has a non-Intel GPU
  • Fixed an issue where the drive label was not always correctly detected (#5711)
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Download: HandBrake 1.7.3 (64-bit) | Portable 64-bit (Open Source)
Download: HandBrake 1.7.3 (ARM64) | 16.5 MB
Links: HandBrake Website | Other Operating Systems | Screenshot

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