Installing dependencies on Debian

The following instructions are for Debian 11 Bullseye.

Basic requirements to run commands:


Intel Quick Sync Video dependencies (optional):

Graphical interface dependencies:

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install appstream autoconf automake autopoint build-essential cmake git libass-dev libbz2-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev libfribidi-dev libharfbuzz-dev libjansson-dev liblzma-dev libmp3lame-dev libnuma-dev libogg-dev libopus-dev libsamplerate-dev libspeex-dev libtheora-dev libtool libtool-bin libturbojpeg0-dev libvorbis-dev libx264-dev libxml2-dev libvpx-dev m4 make meson nasm ninja-build patch pkg-config python tar zlib1g-dev

To build with Intel Quick Sync Video support, install the QSV dependencies.

sudo apt-get install libva-dev libdrm-dev

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

sudo apt-get install intltool libdbus-glib-1-dev libglib2.0-dev libgstreamer1.0-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev libgtk-3-dev libgudev-1.0-dev libnotify-dev libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev

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