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The cool HandBrake video converter is updated: free, open source and cross-platform

The cool HandBrake video converter is updated: free, open source and cross-platform

The cool HandBrake video converter is updated: free, open source and cross-platform

Handbrake It reaches, 13 years later, the 1.0.0 version: a fantastic cross-platform and open source video converter.

If you have ever needed to transcode or convert a video, surely you have come across dozens of alternatives on the Net, both paid and free. HandBrake is a very veteran program in that task and now you are ready to face 2017 and everything that has to come.

First announced in August 2003, it was developed to facilitate the ripping DVDs to other storages in a reliable way and with quality results. HandBrake is a project open-source and totally gratuitous that, after 13 years, has kept alive the community that supports it.

New HandBrake 1.0.0, a great free and open source video converter

The last time we talked about it was in 2014, when version 0.10 was announced and now, after 13 years in development, it’s already here HandBrake 1.0.0and it’s still as good as ever.

What does this software do? Allows us convert videos between codecs and formats in the fastest and easiest way even for new users. However, it also has enough options and settings to be a very powerful conversion tool for more advanced users.

New presets and many improvements in HandBrake 1.0.0

HandBrake 1.0.0 It includes many improvements under the cap, but among the highlights are new conversion presets updated to the new times, greater compatibility, possibility to pause and resume encodings, support for Intel QuickSync video H.265 / HEVC and many more novelties that explain in your official announcement.

Thus, HandBrake 1.0.0 is updated to remain a great program for converting videos and maintaining its philosophy. open-source, totally free and cross-platform, since it is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

If you already had HandBrake installed you can check for updates in the same program, personally I have not detected any so the easiest option is download it directly from its official website (top link) and voila.