HandBrake 1.2.0 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

HandBrake 1.2.0 is released with boat load of changes, including improved support for opening sources previously unreadable, new official presets for Amazon Fire and Google Chromecast devices, Apple VideoToolbox hardware-accelerated video encoding and many more…

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install or upgrade HandBrake on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10…

HandBrake is an open source, cross-platform multimedia transcoder that allows anyone to convert video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs….

One thing to remember is that HandBrake will not convert protected multi-media files…. HandBrake will only support source media files that are not encrypted…. and legal.. If you want to convert a protected media, you may have to use another tool…

For more about this release, please check its new page

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HandBrake 1.1.2 Released — Here’s how to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS

A new version of HandBrake has just been released… the post below shows students and new users how to install / upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04…

HandBrake, a cross-platform multimedia transcoder that allows anyone to convert common media files into another format has just been updated to version 1.1.2 with minor bug fixes… This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to update…..

One thing to remember is that HandBrake will not convert protected multi-media files…. HandBrake will only support source media files that are not encrypted…. and legal.. If you want to convert a protected media, you may have to use another tool…

Some fixes that were released for Linux systems are listed below:

  • – Fixed Blu-ray title name where reading from raw device
  • – Fixed rare crash related to preview images, anamorphic, and default preset values
  • – libdvdread 6.0.0 (DVD decoding)
  • – Fixed incorrect track selection behaviours on audio and subtitle tabs
  • – Fixed build failure with old GTK versions

Fixes that were applied to other platforms like Windos and Mac OS are listed below also… For more about this release, please check out its release page. Read More

HandBrake Version 1.1.1 Released with Bug Fixes — Here’s how to Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04

HandBrake, a cross-platform multimedia transcoder that allows anyone to convert common media files into another format has just been updated to version 1.1.1 with minor bug fixes… This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to update…..

One thing to remember is that HandBrake will not convert protected multi-media files…. HandBrake will only support source media files that are not encrypted.

Some fixes that were released for Linux systems are listed below:

  • – Fixed Ubuntu PPA build date
  • – Fixed a display issue with the quality slider control
  • – Fixed issues occurring when running multiple HandBrake instances simultaneously
  • – Updated Russian translation
  • – Updated support for creating Flatpak bundles (experimental)

Fixes that were applied to other platforms like Windos and Mac OS are listed below also… For more about this release, please check out its release page. Read More

Install HandBrake on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04

HandBrake is a cross-platform multimedia transcoder that allows you to convert common media files into another format… It can process most common multimedia files and any DVD or BluRay sources that do not contain copy-right protections.

Remember, the multimedia file you want to convert should not be copy-right protected… HandBrake will only support source media files that are not encrypted.

Some of the formats you can convert to are listed below:

  • File Containers: .MP4(.M4V) and .MKV
  • Video Encoders: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264, H.265 MPEG-4 and MPEG-2, VP8, VP9 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

A new version of HandBrake was recently released for all platforms with some new features… For more about this release, please check out its release page. Read More

Installing HandBrake 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 16.10 / 17.04

HandBrake is one of the best open source tools for transcoding and converting video files. This program lets you convert nearly every video format from one form to another. So, if you have a video file that is in a format you’re having trouble playing, convert it to another widely supported codecs to play it.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install HandBrake on Ubuntu 16.10 / 17.04 and other future versions of Ubuntu.

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