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.

What's New

HandBrake 0.10.5

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control we can no longer include binary distributions of HandBrake which include the FDK-AAC encoder.
The LibAV AAC encoder remains present

Release Highlights

- The FDK AAC Encoder is now disabled in the build system by default and will no longer be included in our binary releases. (Affects Windows and Linux Only)For more information, see our announcement regarding this change.
- Updated x265 to version 1.9 which brings performance improvements and bug fixes.
- Few minor bug fixes, including improved handling of large AVI files.

Upgrade Notice:

If you are using a version earlier than 0.10.0 please note down the settings for any custom presets as these will need to be re-created for the new version!
You should allow the queue to complete fully before upgrading!

System Requirements:

A 64bit Intel Mac running 10.6.8 or later.
A Windows PC running Window Vista or later with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 installed

HandBrake (org.m0k.handbrake) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is HandBrake 2016021100. The most popular version of this application used by our users is HandBrake 2005110400.

Review for version 2011010300
Great utility to convert DVDs (and Blu-ray) to video files, I've used it >100 times to convert movies for my AppleTV and only a few titles (with extra encryption) have ever not completely converted.
- Chicago, USA, January 16, 2013

To submit your review of HandBrake please download for Mac and click "My Apps" to rate the software installed on your Mac system.

Operating System: Mac

Default Install Path: /Applications/AppleToolsB/ .app

Bundle Information: 0.7.0

Copyright: By Eric Petit