HandBrake 0.9.2 Released

Feb 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

A new version of HandBrake – the free, open-source DVD to MPEG converter – is now available.

HandBrake 0.9.2 incorporates many changes, including full support for the AppleTV Take 2 and the latest iPhone/iPod Touch firmware.

Download it now.

Features for Apple fans:

  • Dolby Digital 5.1 (AC3) sound in MP4 files, for a true DVD experience on the AppleTV and in Perian.
  • Multi-track audio support for Apple devices
  • iPhone-compatible anamorphic video at its full size

Power users features:

  • Variable frame rate encoding with detelecine filtering
  • More flexible, “loose” anamorphic video
  • MP4 optimization for progressive web downloads
  • Dynamic range compression for encoding from AC3 audio
  • Robust program and transport stream support
  • A fresher, faster version of x264
  • Tuning of FIFO sizes by processor count

Other changes:

  • Better handling of audio discontinuities
  • Better handling of DVD read errors
  • Work-arounds for missing end-of-cell markers
  • Recovery when streams have signal loss
  • Better synced chapter markers
  • Better handling of B-Frames
  • No more cutting off the very ends of films
  • No more lost subtitles or chapter markers
  • No more crashes in 2-pass encoding

Mac users take note: this release is only compatible with Mac OS X Leopard, 10.5.

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  2. salmm says:

    HandBrake lastest version is already 0.9.3.
    HandBrake’s popularity benefit from free. On the other hand, it is difficult to use for beginner, lack support and weak stability. HandBrake attend technology and ignore user experience.
    I consider iFunia is better than it, http://www.ifunia.com

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