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.
What's new in this version:
We are introducing several new encoders with this release and replacing others.
- Intel QuickSync Video: is a hardware based H.264 encoder that is available on Intel CPUs. Currently, QSV is only supported on Windows but we hope to bring this to Linux users in the future. Thanks to the good people at Intel for making this possible!
- H.265: is now available through x265 1.4. While this encoder is still fairly new, we have seen some pro... See all new features »