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HandBrake for Mac

By HandBrake Free

Key Details of HandBrake

  • Convert video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs
  • Last updated on 07/03/20
  • There have been 4 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
  • Also available on Windows

Developer's Description

HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. 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 most any video formats to a handful of modern ones.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.3.3

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fixed handling of overlapping SSA import subtitles.
  • Improved support for out-of-order SSA subtitles as allowed by specification.
  • 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).
  • Updated libraries.
  • Fixed preview layout not displaying properly on OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
  • Fixed incorrect copyright year on About dialog.


Release July 3, 2020
Date Added July 3, 2020
Version 1.3.3

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Catalina
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks


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