HandBrake 64-bit

Handbrake is a free and open-source video transcoder which has quite powerful features and it’s very easy to use for anyone. It’s available for multiple platforms and supports a variety of video formats.

HandBrake 64bit
This tool allows you to convert video files from other formats into two mostly used formats (Mp4 or MKV) and allows you to output into formats that are optimized for various devices.

Supported input & output formats

HandBrake can work with most common media files, including non-protected DVD and/or BluRay devices as well.

This little program allows you to export video files into 2 most commonly-used file types:

  • .MP4 (.M4V) and .MKV

And supports these Audio and Video encoders:

  • Video: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264(x264 and QuickSync), H.265 MPEG-4 and MPEG-2, VP8, VP9 and Theora
  • Audio: AAC / HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, AC3, or Vorbis Audio Pass-thru: AC-3, E-AC3, DTS, DTS-HD, TrueHD, AAC and MP3 tracks

HandBrake advanced features

This little program has some additional features which might be useful for most users:

  • The title, chapter, and range selection support,
  • Encode queuing and batch scans,
  • Simple chapter makers,
  • Subtitle support (VobSub, Closed Captions CEA-608, SSA, SRT),
  • Constant Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding,
  • Support for VFR and CFR,
  • Multiple video filters (Deinterlacing, Denoise, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping, Scaling),
  • Live Static and Video Preview

HandBrake is really a good video conversion tool which provides a great queuing system for conversion batching. It also provides several presets for different devices and platforms.

HandBrake Rating
  • 6.5/10
    User Interface - 6.5/10
  • 9/10
    Functionality - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Speed - 8/10

Handbrake Summary

Handbrake is really a decent-quality software when you want to quickly reduce the file size of your videos without losing too much of the image quality. The only downside of this software is a bit outdated interface which might give headaches to some users.

User Review
4 (1 vote)