Jan 4, 2011

HandBrake 0.9.5 released (DVD converter)

HandBrake is a cross-platform DVD video converter(Windows, Mac and Linux), multithreaded video encoding tool.
HandBrake 0.9.5 released (DVD converter)

Supported Sources:
- Any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted--protection methods including CSS are not supported internally and must be handled externally with third-party software and libraries), and some .VOB and .TS files

- Most any multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.

- File format: MP4 and MKV

- Video: MPEG-4, H.264, or Theora (1 or 2 passes or constant quantizer/rate encoding)

- Audio: AAC, MP3, Vorbis or AC-3 and DTS pass-through (supports encoding of several audio tracks)

Misc features:
- Chapter selection
- Basic subtitle support (burned into the picture)
- Integrated bitrate calculator
- Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling
- Grayscale encoding

Project Home: http://handbrake.fr/

Install Handbrake 0.9.5 in Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk
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