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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Sep 16, 2018
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HandBrake Review

HandBrake is a free and open source DVD ripper app filed under media converter software and made available by HandBrake for Windows.

The review for HandBrake has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below. If you would like to submit a review of this software download, we welcome your input and encourage you to submit us something!

A very useful DVD ripper and file format converter:

HandBrake is a GPL'd multiplatform, multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4 ripper or converter. HandBrake was originally available on the BeOS, but now has been ported over to MacOS X and to GNU/Linux.

Features and highlights
  • File Containers: MP4(M4V) and MKV
  • Video Encoders: H.264(x264), MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 (libav), or Theora(libtheora)
  • Audio Encoders: AAC, CoreAudio AAC/HE-AAC (OS X Only), MP3, Flac, AC3, or Vorbis.
  • Audio Passthru: AC-3, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC and MP3 tracks
  • 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
Compability and license

HandBrake is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from media converter software without restrictions. HandBrake 1.1.2 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Compatibility with this DVD ripper software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from HandBrake. This download is distributed as HandBrake-1.1.2-x86_64-Win_GUI.exe.

Filed under:
  1. HandBrake Download
  2. Freeware Media Converter Software
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Major release: HandBrake 1.1
HandBrake has been picked by our editors as very good.
HandBrake has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested HandBrake 1.1.2 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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