HandBrake is free and opensource video transcoder for Linux, MAC OS X, Microsoft Windows and with the latest release HandBrake 1.1 supports FreeBSD 11.1 as well. The new release brought many improvements to the graphical user interface along with several updates to third party encoding libraries for Audio and Video files. Check the main key features and Download HandBrake 1.1.
HandBrake is capable of converting almost any Video file you could think of with many video and audio encoding options. It supports integrating subtitle to video files, applying video filters such as Deinterlacing, Decomb, Denoise, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling.
HandBrake 1.1 Key Features
The graphical user interface for the main window has been redesigned and updated icons to support high resolution displays.
Presets for devices have been updated: 2160p/4K device presets for Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku, Matroska. A new presets for Vimeo and YouTube have been added. Improved Apple TV 4K support. Improved Intel QuickSync Video support to encode 10-bit H.265/HEVC videos for Kaby Lake and newer CPUs. Added support for multiple GPUs via D3D11 encode path.
Updated several third party libraries for Subtitles, Blu-ray decoding, DVD decoding and more.
HandBrake 1.1 now supports the upcoming stable long term support release Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) and Ubuntu 17.10 and has dropped Ubuntu 15.04 support.
Check the full list of changes and updates in the release notes of HandBrake 1.1 Here.
Download page includes download options for Linux, MAC OS X and Microsoft Windows. Also, there’s an option to install HandBrake 1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 using repository (PPA) ” The repository isn’t updated yet”. You could use the following commands to install HandBrake once the repository is updated.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install handbrake