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Graphical video converter

HandBrake is a graphical video converter.


  • Title / 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, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling
  • Live Video Preview



"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake] " IRC general channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake]
"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake-dev] " IRC development channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/handbrake-dev]


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GPLv2Calinou10 August 2014

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 November 2014.


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