HandBrake 1.3.3 (64-bit)

License / Price: Open Source
Version: HandBrake 1.3.3 (64-bit)
Date added: June 15th, 2020
Language: English
File size: 12.9 MB
Developer: The HandBrake Team
OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

HandBrake 1.3.3 (64-bit) is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X. HandBrake is a tool that enables you to convert DVDs to MP4s or MKVs. HandBrake is a video transcoder that takes your movies and transfers them to a format that’s useful on your computers, media centers, and portable electronic devices. It converts any video formats to a handful of modern ones. HandBrake supports output of MP4(M4V) and MKV formats; H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, or Theora video; and AAC, CoreAudio AAC/HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, Vorbis, AC-3, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC and MP3 pass-thru audio. It features Chapter selection, Chapter Markers, Subtitles, Constant Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding; Support for VFR, CFR and VFR; Deinterlacing, Decomb, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale Cropping and scaling; Live Video Preview; Built-in presets for common devices, and lots more!

Changelog

All platforms

General

  • Fixed ISO 639-2/B language codes not set correctly in MKV (affects Hebrew, Indonesian, Javanese, and Yiddish) 
  • Improved support for sources where pixel format cannot be quickly identified, e.g. due to delayed video track start
  • Added logging to identify where hardware support is disabled
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Video

  • Improved Intel QSV memory footprint by eliminating a buffer pool
  • Improved Intel QSV H.265 memory buffer size as required by newer Intel Media SDK
  • Fixed and improved Intel QSV in various situations, especially hardware decoding
  • Fixed full range video being not being identified as limited range after conversion where filters are used

Subtitles

  • Fixed handling of overlapping SSA import subtitles 
  • Improved support for out-of-order SSA subtitles as allowed by specification

Command line interface

  • Fixed –preset failure unless full path is specified, e.g. –preset=”Category Name/Preset Name”

Build system

  • Improved Flatpak to better conform to freedesktop metainfo standards
  • Improved Intel QSV Flatpak plugin build effiency using cmake-ninja
  • Added a patch to fix cross compiling libdav1d using GCC 10.x (quality of life improvement)
    • Official HandBrake 1.3.3 Windows release is built using GCC 9.x and is not directly affected by this issue

Third-party libraries

  • Updated libraries
    • FFmpeg 4.2.3 (decoding and filters)

Mac

  • Fixed preview layout not displaying properly on OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Fixed incorrect copyright year on About dialog

Windows

  • Fixed a crash related to the dark theme
  • Fixed a potential crash related to preview image memory allocation
  • Fixed a potential crash due to certain actions causing no preset being selected
  • Fixed missing E-AC-3 encoder option
  • Fixed hardware encoder support unavailable in portable build
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

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