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VidCoder 9.18 [Update]


VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine. Calling directly into the HandBrake library gives it a more rich UI than the official HandBrake Windows GUI. VidCoder can rip DVDs but does not defeat the CSS encryption found in most commercial DVDs.

You’ll need the .NET 6 Desktop Runtime. If you don’t have it, VidCoder will prompt you to download and install it. The Portable version is self-contained and does not require any .NET Runtime to be installed.

You do not need to install HandBrake for VidCoder to work.

Feature list:

  • Multi-threaded
  • MP4, MKV containers
  • Completely integrated encoding pipeline: everything is in one process and no huge intermediate temporary files
  • H.264, H.265, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VP8, Theora video
  • Hardware-accelerated encoding with AMD VCE, Nvidia NVENC and Intel QuickSync
  • AAC, MP3, Vorbis, AC3, FLAC audio encoding and AAC/AC3/MP3/DTS/DTS-HD passthrough
  • Target bitrate, size or quality for video
  • 2-pass encoding
  • Decomb, detelecine, deinterlace, rotate, reflect, chroma smooth, colorspace filters
  • Powerful batch encoding with simultaneous encodes
  • Customizable Pickers to automatically pick audio and subtitle tracks, destination, titles and more
  • Instant source previews
  • Creates small encoded preview clips
  • Pause, resume encoding

VidCoder 9.17 changelog:

HandBrake core changes

  • Added AMD VCN AV1 encoder
  • Added NVIDIA NVENC AV1 encoder
  • Added support for SVT-AV1 multi-pass ABR mode
  • Full list of changes:

Other changes

  • Enabled NVDec hardware decoding, supported only when using an NVEnc encoder and with the right hardware.
  • Added an option to remove the cap of 3 simultaneous NVEnc encodes. Only those that have custom NVidia drivers that remove the cap should choose this.
  • Increased the maximum simultaneous encode setting cap to 16.
  • Added log window virtualization. This should greatly reduce memory use and prevent hangs when using Extended logging.
  • Added the option to use a polling folder watcher (Global options ➡️ Advanced ➡️ Watcher mode). This is a slower, less efficient way of detecting files in watched folders, but is a good option if you find the regular watcher is not functioning.
  • Updated Global Options to immediately apply changes.
  • Added shortcuts to the Encoding Settings and Picker windows from the Global Options window. It includes desriptions to help people find settings they are looking for.
  • Added more checks around the file save dialog, retrying without an initial directory or file name when it fails. This fixes a potential crash on an invalid folders.
  • Added a Picker ability to choose titles based on the width or height.
  • Changed to delay the allow sleep operation until after the post-encode triggers have had a chance to execute. This should fix an issue where the system would sleep instead of shutting down as configured.
  • Added option to restart on encode/queue complete.
  • Removed restriction on setting another subtitle as Default when a track is burned in.
  • Added "None" option for automatic audio track selection.
  • Added checkbox in Global Options to quickly enable or disable auto-pause on process.
  • Added "pause" and "resume" commands to VidCoderCLI.exe.
  • When editing a queue item, the original preset name is now shown first, "Old preset - Restored from Queue" rather than just showing "Restored from Queue".
  • A bunch of bug fixes

VidCoder 9.18 fixes

  • Fixed issue that caused the main window mini-preview image to disappear.

Download: VidCoder 9.18 (64-bit) | 44.4 MB (Open Source)
Download: Portable VidCoder 9.18 | 82.7 MB
Link: VidCoder Home Page

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