This article is for an older version of HandBrake. See all versions.

Installing dependencies on Ubuntu

The following instructions are for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr).

Dependencies:

Additional Ubuntu 16.04 LTS dependencies:

Graphical interface dependencies:

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install autoconf automake build-essential cmake git libass-dev libbz2-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev libfribidi-dev libharfbuzz-dev libjansson-dev libmp3lame-dev libogg-dev libopus-dev libsamplerate-dev libtheora-dev libtool libvorbis-dev libx264-dev libxml2-dev m4 make patch pkg-config python tar yasm zlib1g-dev

If you are running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, install the additional dependencies.

sudo apt-get install libtool-bin

To build the GTK GUI, install the graphical interface dependencies.

sudo apt-get install intltool libappindicator-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev libglib2.0-dev libgstreamer1.0-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev libgtk-3-dev libgudev-1.0-dev libnotify-dev libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev

Ubuntu is now prepared to build HandBrake. See Building HandBrake for Linux for further instructions.