Handbrake – Free DVD Ripper and Video Converter
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The Handbrake is a program that converts videos in various
formats, with the advantage of being a free open source tool. The program is
compatible with devices such as Apple TV, iPod, iPhone, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
and PSP.

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This software brings two new major features: compatibility
with Blu-ray discs and the ability to edit the settings of a conversion
directly from the files that are already in line to be processed. The interface
is relatively simple and the menus are straightforward.

In one of the previous publications we provided step-to-step
guidance on how to convert DVD to MPEG-4 format:
You can take a look.

But, this post will cover general capabilities of the
utility, which can offer much higher functionality than this particular


Handbrake can
process most common multimedia files and any DVD or Blu-ray sources that do not
contain any kind of copy protection.


* 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
Pass-through: AC-3, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC and MP3 tracks

Main features:

* Title / Chapter

* Queue up multiple

* Chapter Markers

* Subtitles
(VobSub, Closed Captions CEA-608, SSA, SRT)

* Constant
Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding

* Support for

* Video Filters:
Deinterlacing, Decomb, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling

* Live Video

* Built-in
presets for common devices


* Windows 32-bit
and 64-bit

* Mac

* Ubuntu


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