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HandBrake is a multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder. Supported sources: Any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD, and some .VOB and .TS files, Blu-ray source, Most any multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode. Outputs: File format: MP4, MKV, Video: MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9 or Theora, Audio: AAC, MP3, Vorbis or AC-3 pass-through (several audio tracks), Switchable or burned in subtitles and much more! Requires Microsoft .NET framework 4.0.

Free software
OS:Windows Mac Linux
Version:1.0.7 / Nightly 20171022
Released:Apr 9,2017
File size:9.6MB
8.1/10
130 votes

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Latest version

1.0.7 / Nightly 20171022 (April 9, 2017)




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Download HandBrake 1.0.7  [9.6MB]  [Win]

Download HandBrake 1.0.7 64-bit  [10.0MB]  [Win64]




Download beta, Mac, Linux and other versions

Download HandBrake Nightly 20171022 64-bit  [ca 9.7MB]  [Win64]

Download HandBrake 1.0.7 Mac 64-bit  [12.4MB]  [Mac64]

Download HandBrake 1.0.7 Linux  [Linux]




Download HandBrake old versions

NameDate(Y-M-d)SizeLink
HandBrake-20170505-ec57a23_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2017-05-0710MB*
HandBrake-20170505-ec57a23_i686-Win_GUI.exe2017-05-079.7MB*
HandBrake-1.0.7.dmg2017-04-1012.4MB*
HandBrake-1.0.7-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2017-04-1010MB*
HandBrake-1.0.7-i686-Win_GUI.exe2017-04-109.6MB*
HandBrake-1.0.3.dmg2017-02-2612.6MB*
HandBrake-1.0.3-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2017-02-2610.1MB*
HandBrake-1.0.3-i686-Win_GUI.exe2017-02-269.7MB*
HandBrake-1.0.2.dmg2017-01-2212.6MB*
HandBrake-1.0.2-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2017-01-2210.1MB*
HandBrake-1.0.2-i686-Win_GUI.exe2017-01-229.7MB*
HandBrake-1.0.1.dmg2016-12-3012.6MB*
HandBrake-1.0.1-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2016-12-3010.1MB*
HandBrake-1.0.1-i686-Win_GUI.exe2016-12-309.7MB*
HandBrake-1.0.0.dmg2016-12-2512.6MB*
HandBrake-1.0.0-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2016-12-2510.1MB*
HandBrake-1.0.0-i686-Win_GUI.exe2016-12-259.7MB*
HandBrake-0.10.5-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2016-02-1115.8MB*
HandBrake-0.10.5-i686-Win_GUI.exe2016-02-1114.8MB*
HandBrake-0.10.5-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2016-02-1110.3MB*
HandBrake-0.10.3-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2016-01-2316.5MB*
HandBrake-0.10.3-i686-Win_GUI.exe2016-01-2315.4MB*
HandBrake-0.10.3-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2016-01-2310.2MB*
HandBrake-0.10.2-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-06-0916.2MB*
HandBrake-0.10.2-i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-06-0915.3MB*
HandBrake-0.10.2-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2015-06-0910.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1-x64_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-03-0816MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1-i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-03-0815.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2015-03-089.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1b2_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-02-2516MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1b2_i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-02-2515.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1b2-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2015-02-259.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1b1_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-02-1316MB*
HandBrake-0.10.1b1_i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-02-1315.1MB*
HandBrake-svn6825_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-01-2916.8MB*
HandBrake-svn6825_i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-01-2915.9MB*
HandBrake-svn6822_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2015-01-2816.8MB*
HandBrake-svn6822_i686-Win_GUI.exe2015-01-2815.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-11-2216MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0-i686-Win_GUI.exe2014-11-2215.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2014-11-229.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC2_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-11-0915.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC2_i686-Win_GUI.exe2014-11-0915.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC2-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2014-11-099.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC1_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-10-2916MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC1_i686-Win_GUI.exe2014-10-2915.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0RC1-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2014-10-299.9MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0b4_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-09-1416.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0b4_i686-Win_GUI.exe2014-09-1415.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0b4-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2014-09-149.8MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0b2_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-08-2616.1MB*
HandBrake-0.10.0b1_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2014-08-1916.4MB*
HandBrake-0.9.9-1_x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2013-05-3113.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.9-1-Win_GUI.exe2013-05-3113.2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.9-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2013-05-1813.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.9-i686-Win_GUI.exe2013-05-1813.2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.9-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2013-05-188.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.8-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2012-07-186.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.8-i686-Win_GUI.exe2012-07-186.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.8-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2012-07-187.1MB*
HandBrake-0.9.7-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2012-07-176.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.7-i686-Win_GUI.exe2012-07-176.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.7-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2012-07-177.1MB*
HandBrake-0.9.6-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe2012-02-286.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.6-i686-Win_GUI.exe2012-02-286.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.6-MacOSX.6_GUI_x86_64.dmg2012-02-287.1MB*
Handbrake-win-2.40-HandBrake-0.9.0-MacOSX.4_GUI_UB.dmg.zip8.7MB*
HandBrake-0.9.5-Win_GUI.exe5.7MB*
HandBrake-0.9.5-MacOSX.5_GUI_x86_64.dmg6.8MB*
HandBrake-0.9.5-MacOSX.5_GUI_i386.dmg6.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-Win_GUI.exe4.7MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-Win_CLI.zip5.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_GUI_x86_64.dmg5.5MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_GUI_ppc.dmg5MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_GUI_i386.dmg5.4MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_CLI_x86_64.dmg4.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_CLI_ppc.dmg4.5MB*
HandBrake-0.9.4-MacOSX.5_CLI_i386.dmg4.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3.tar.gz2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Win_GUIandHandBrake-0.9.3-MacOSX.5_GUI_x86.zip12MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Win_GUI.exe6.2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Win_CLI.zip5.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Ubuntu_GUI_i386.deb9.4MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Ubuntu_GUI_amd64.deb9.6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Ubuntu_CLI_i386.tgz5.1MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-Ubuntu_CLI_amd64.tgz5.2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-MacOSX.5_GUI_x86.dmg6.1MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-MacOSX.5_GUI_PPC.dmg6MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-MacOSX.5_CLI_x86.dmg5.2MB*
HandBrake-0.9.3-MacOSX.5_CLI_PPC.dmg4.9MB*
HandBrake-0.9.2.zip8.1MB*
HandBrake-0.9.1.zip9MB*
92 files968.1MB




Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux




License

Free software




More information and other downloads

NOTE! Handbrake can NOT rip/decrypt most commercial DVDs and Blu-rays! Use a DVD ripper / Blu-ray ripper or try the libdvdcss from VLC Media Player, see Handbrake with libdvdcss DVD ripping.

Download nightly beta builds here

Download Alert and Convert here, it watches a folder and automatically converts the file using HandBrake.

Download Handbrake 0.9.3 here, the last version with AVI output support.

Download Handbrake 0.9.9 here, the last version with Windows XP support.




Version history / Release notes / Changelog


HandBrake Nightly
See code chagens at https://github.com/HandBrake/HandBrake/commits/master

HandBrake 1.0.7
Post by HandBrake Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:25 pm

This patch release contains bug fixes for issues affecting previous releases, and includes all new features and improvements available in HandBrake 1.0.0.

If you happen to discover any reproducible bugs or issues, please tell us about them on our bugs forum or GitHub issue tracker. You can also get in touch on our IRC support channel.

Versions 1.0.4 -> 1.0.6 were skipped due to issues with our build process.

Upgrade Notice

Before updating, please make sure there are no pending encodes in the Queue. If you are currently using HandBrake older than version 1.0.0, please also make note of any custom Presets you have created, as they may not be compatible with newer versions.

Release Highlights

Video

- Fixed decoding of raw video in Matroska/MKV
- Fixed time stamp handling for containerless raw video
- Fixed memory leaks in OpenCL
- Fixed x265 2-pass encoding where video frame rate is altered by filters
- Improved handling of very small amounts of sync jitter (~1 tick)
- Improved handling of AVI files with broken indices

Audio
- Further refined fix for Libav crash encoding AAC at very high bitrates

Subtitles
- Removed fontconfig dependency on Mac and Windows; libass now uses CoreText/DirectWrite
- Improved subtitle font selection when burning in SRT/SSA subtitles

Command line interface
Fixed preset subtitle burn defaults override

Build system
- Updated MinGW-w64 build script for improved compatibility with hardened GCC

Linux
- Fixed video preset control not updating
- Fixed audio passthru masks not updating until preset save
- Fixed application of SRT subtitles offset
- Updated translations: af, cs, ja_JP, ru, sk, sv

Windows
- Fixed When Done option not updating/resetting correctly

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Guides and How to's


How to rip Blu-ray to MP4 with H264 video using Handbrake

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Converting TV Box Set DVD to MKV Episodes

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How to make a single MKV from a Blu-ray (and also how to shrink it)

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How to rip DVDs in Windows/Mac using Handbrake

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How to rip DVDs with Handbrake and VLC Media Player libdvdcss

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Ripping Blu-rays into iTunes for Apple TV

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YouTube HandBrake video tutorials



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Acronyms / Also Known As

Mediafork, HandBreak, HandbrakeCli




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134 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

I still use the older stable version in XP. I had a go with the newer 10 branch in Win7/10 and hated it, plus it was a bit buggy and the denoise settings bonkers. My only real moan is I wish any version of Handbrake would have solved that licensing issue(they did briefly but ffmeg encoder was removed!!) and put a better aac encoder in e.g Nero 1.5.4, than Faac 1.28? which at medium high bitrates 112/128kbps is acceptable, but at lower bitrates gives truly awful audio quality.


Oct 19, 2017 Version: 9.9.574 OS: WinXP Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



Iam using different software for editing and encoding to mkv. I actually hate default presets in Handbrake like peak framerate etc. But it become invaluable when encoding MKV files, that are created by merging two files together in mkvtoolnix. Only GUI that is able to convert them propertly is Handbrake. Nor Vidcoder, which is based on handbrake nor avidemux and others that I tested didnt work properly. It is invaluable, when you capture TV something, GOP starts in commercial and finished when film already started. In avidemux I reencoding start of movie (x264) interlaced tff as rest of TV something is. Then I merge it in mkvtoolnix. Everything is fine. But problem begins when you try to reencode it to different format, like h265 or just recommpress it with different settings in h264) but Handbrake handles it perfectly (dont know about ffmpeg iam not familiar with command line but I believe ffmpeg will do it as well properly). So it is for me invaluable software for this one special reason.
*Other software has problem with 1st part of video that was merged in mkvtoolnix to one video track and one audio track (But audio seems not to be affected).
Sorry my english is bad, and I know it.
Bernix



Oct 12, 2017 Version: 1.0.7 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10



No comments. Rating it only.


Oct 12, 2017 Version: 1.0.7 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 8/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 9/10



hi i have very important question

want to Upgrade my pc to Ryzen 7 1700x ( 8 Core / 16 Threads) i'm an encoder Freak :D
is handbrake support and use all of 8 cores and 16 threads? or just support 6 core 12 thread? the i will go for Ryzen 5 1600x ( 6 core / 12 threads)
is handbrake doesn't support 8c/16t so far, will be support in future?



Aug 18, 2017 Version: 1.0.7 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10



Without a doubt this is the best all rounder. For freeware it can compete with many of the dozens of inferior commercial software which merely copies Handbrake or slags it off. If only Freemake could be as good or offer as many advanced options like decomb etc. Vidcoder which is quite good( based on Handbrake) is not as stable as it; it's crashed on me a few times. Handbrake never has!


Aug 4, 2017 Version: 1.0.7 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10


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