Free tool for converting video from nearly any format

HandBrake for Mac

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Download HandBrake 0.9.9

  -  8.65 MB  -  Open Source

What's new in this version:

General
- Improved HandBrake pineapple icon by Matt Johnson
- Improved Retina-resolution icons within the application, by Nik Pawlak

Core
- Blu-ray (PGS) subtitle support: works with Foreign Audio Search, can be Burned-In, can be passed through to MKV (but not MP4)
- Additional video framerates: 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
- Double framerate ("bob") mode for the deinterlace and decomb filters
- Better audio remix support
- Allow the selection of higher audio bitrates where appropriate
- Allow the selection of lower audio samplerates where appropriate: 8, 11.025, 12, 16 kHz
- Audio dithering (TPDF) when converting to 16-bit FLAC
- Use libavcodec for DTS audio decoding (instead of libdca): DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete support
- All graphical interfaces: support for x264's preset, tune and profile options: alternative to the Advanced panel (which is still available), HandBrake-specific option to ensure compliance with a specific H.264 level
- Updated built-in presets: take advantage of x264 preset/tune/profile support, removed increasingly suboptimal and irrelevant Legacy presets
- Assorted bug fixes and improvements to the core library (libhb)
- Updated libraries
- x264 r2273-b3065e6
- Libav v9.6
- libbluray 0.2.3

Windows
- User Interface has been re-written in WPF (Includes many small UI enhancements)
- Switched to .NET 4 Client Profile (smaller download for those who don't have .NET 4 Full installed)

Mac
- Assorted bug fixes including better support for Retina displays
- Prevent sleep during encoding and scanning for Mountain Lion
- Drag & Drop files onto the Main window or application icon to scan
- Nicer progress indication on the dock icon
- Preview window improvements and bugfixes
- Updated Growl to 2.0.1: Notification Center support (when Growl is not installed)

Linux
- Assorted bug fixes and improvements
- Use some system libraries rather than bundling: fontconfig, freetype, libxml2, libass, libogg, libvorbis, libtheora and libsamplerate

Command Line Interface
- Audio option (-a) will ignore invalid input tracks and encode with only the valid ones
- Allow use of hh:mm:ss format when specifying p-to-p start/stop time
- Advanced audio options: enable level normalization when downmixing (disabled by default), disable audio dithering or select a specific algorithm

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