HandBrake – very powerful video transcoder on Linux Mint

HandBrake - very powerful video transcoder on Linux Mint

HandBrake is a program to convert files from most video formats to MP4 (M4V or MKV). You can also convert DVD images (VIDEO_TS, VOB, TS, DVD disc or iso image).

Using HandBrake is constructed in a standard way. You choose the source, set the parameters convert video (video, audio, subtitles) and start the conversion process. You can put the files in the queue. The interface does not cause any difficulties.

Supported input formats
In addition to all video formats that can be decoded using libavformat, video Converter Handbrake supports Blu-ray or DVD source video data: VIDEO_TS directory, DVD image or real DVD, and .VOB .m2ts, and .TS files. Without pre-installed VLC, Handbrake only works with unencrypted video files or already decrypted third-party software.

Supported output formats

  • 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

The main features include

  • cropping and scaling videoTitle / 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, Denoise, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling
  • Live Video Preview

HandBrake - very powerful video transcoder on Linux MintHandBrake – very powerful video transcoder on Linux Mint

The program is available to predefined settings for Android, Windows phone 8, iPod, iPhone, iPad and other devices.

Installation latest version into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releasessudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

Must have, Good Luck!!!


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2022 years ago

Handbrake is ok
but we`re working on WALTR that is much better and less stressful for sure