This article is a draft and may contain incomplete or incorrect information.
The Audio Tracks quality settings are controlled via the “Audio” tab on the main window.
Each track can be configured to suit your needs.
There are several different modes HandBrake can operate in.
HandBrake supports average bitrate for all audio encoders except FLAC.
Quality based Encoding
Quality based encoding is supported for the following codecs: - AAC - MP3 - Vorbis
The scale of the quality if much less pronounced compared to the video quality slider, so changes do not have nearly as big an impact on file size.
HandBrake supports FLAC (both 16 and 24bit) when the output format is MKV.
In addition, HandBrake can passthru the following source audio track formats:
- AC3 and E-AC3
- DTS, DTS-HD