• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Feature Request
  • Category Any
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version 1.x Gem+ (developmen
  • Due in Version 3.0
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Elive
Opened by Nawar - 2009-03-07
Last edited by Thanatermesis - 2017-03-16

FS#379 - HandBrake

HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.


Supported sources:

  • Any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted–protection methods including CSS are not supported internally and must be handled externally with third-party software and libraries), and some .VOB and .TS files
  • Most any multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.


  • File format: MP4, MKV, AVI or OGM
  • Video: MPEG-4, H.264, or Theora (1 or 2 passes or constant quantizer/rate encoding)
  • Audio: AAC, MP3, Vorbis or AC-3 pass-through (supports encoding of several audio tracks)

Misc features:

  • Chapter selection
  • Basic subtitle support (burned into the picture)
  • Integrated bitrate calculator
  • Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling
  • Grayscale encoding

Would you please add this Programm to the Repos.

Best Regards,

Closed by  Thanatermesis
16.03.2017 02:26
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  

included in teh repos

Thanatermesis commented on 10.07.2009 17:21

It looks very good, but what you think about the avidemux one ? it is equivalent complete (very possible a lot more) and included by default in Elive


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