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HandBrake 1.1.2 Released

Sunday, September 9, 2018

"A Fallacy of Software: If it works, and we don't change anything, it will keep working." —Jessica Kerr

The HandBrake Team is pleased to announce the release of HandBrake 1.1.2. This patch / bug fix release remedies issues reported with the 1.1.0-1.1.1 releases.

If you happen to discover any reproducible bugs or issues, please tell us about them on our GitHub issue tracker. You can also get in touch on our IRC support channel.

Upgrade Notice


Before updating, please make sure there are no pending encodes in the Queue. If you are currently using HandBrake older than version 1.0.0, please also make note of any custom presets you have created, as they may not be compatible with newer versions.

Release Notes


All platforms

General
- Fixed Blu-ray title name where reading from raw device
- Improved handling of broken units in Blu-ray source (skip and continue reading)
Video
- Fixed rare crash related to preview images, anamorphic, and default preset values
- Fixed jitter produced by 59.94 fps to 29.97 fps frame rate conversion
Audio
- Fixed duration of silence buffers (may improve audio/video sync for some sources)
Build system
- Fixed linker warning by setting libvpx target to minimum supported macOS version
- Fixed build failure with old GTK versions
- Miscellaneous Flatpak-related fixes and improvements
Third-party libraries
- Updated libraries (necessary to pull in needed bug fixes)
  - libdvdread 6.0.0 (DVD decoding)
  - libdvdnav 6.0.0 (DVD decoding)

Linux

- Fixed potential crash where $HOME directory is missing
- Fixed legacy preferences causing preset window being shown at every launch
- Fixed preset name and menu display on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr
- Fixed default destination file name for Blu-ray source to not include MPLS number
- Fixed queue reloading in Flatpak sandbox
- Fixed toolbar icons alignment and use correct art for lower pixel density
- Updated most translations

Mac

- Fixed menu item and tooltip strings related to selection behavior
- Fixed crash where presets file contains invalid UTF-8

Windows

- Fixed incorrect track selection behaviours on audio and subtitle tabs
- Fixed creating an unneeded HandBrake Team directory in the user's Roaming directory
- Improved path handling when opening a source directory from the queue
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements


Download HandBrake 1.1.2

HandBrake 1.1.2 Documentation

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HandBrake 1.1.1 Released

Monday, June 18, 2018

"To iterate is human, to recurse divine." —L. Peter Deutsch

The HandBrake Team is pleased to announce the release of HandBrake 1.1.1. This patch / bug fix release remedies issues reported with the 1.1.0 release.

We again remind everyone that the HandBrake Website is the only official source for HandBrake. Downloads are not mirrored on any third-party services, excepting the Linux PPA. For more information on downloading and installing HandBrake safely, please read Where to get HandBrake.

If you happen to discover any reproducible bugs or issues, please tell us about them on our GitHub issue tracker. You can also get in touch on our IRC support channel.

Upgrade Notice


Before updating, please make sure there are no pending encodes in the Queue. If you are currently using HandBrake older than version 1.0.0, please also make note of any custom presets you have created, as they may not be compatible with newer versions.

Release Notes


All platforms

General
- Fixed a potential crash in the comb detection filter
- Fixed a potential crash in the padding filter
Video
- Fixed decoding certain very high bit rate ultra-high definition sources with extra large packets
- Fixed last frame in source video missing in output
Audio
- Fixed crash when decoding an empty audio track
Build system
- Updated mac-toolchain-build script Nasm url and improved curl parameters for robustness
Third-party libraries
- Updated libraries (necessary to pull in needed bug fixes)
  - libvpx 1.7.0 (VP8/VP9 video encoding)
  - x264 155 r2901 (H.264/AVC video encoding)

Linux

- Fixed Ubuntu PPA build date
- Fixed a display issue with the quality slider control
- Fixed issues occurring when running multiple HandBrake instances simultaneously
- Updated Russian translation
- Updated support for creating Flatpak bundles (experimental)
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Mac

- Fixed corrupted output with VP8 and VP9 encoders
- Fixed building x264 using Clang and -march=native/-mavx (thanks H. Gramner for the upstream patch)

Windows

- Fixed issues with queue recovery when running multiple HandBrake instances simultaneously
- Fixed an issue with a When Done action potentially causing the last queue item to be marked as a warning instead of success
- Fixed burn-in behavior with MP4 files; after the first burn-in track, no additional tracks that require burn-in will be added
- Improved window resize behavior for Add Selection to Queue dialog and allowed space bar to toggle checkbox for selected row
- Improved tabbing behavior in various circumstances
- Improved adding a new preset with the same name as an existing user preset; the existing preset will now be updated properly
- Improved privacy by adding an option to disable the Summary tab preview image
- Updated installer to block installation on 32-bit systems to avoid confusion (unsupported since 1.1.0)
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements


Download HandBrake 1.1.1

HandBrake 1.1.1 Documentation

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HandBrake 1.1.0 Released

Sunday, April 8, 2018

"To go faster, slow down. Everybody who knows about orbital mechanics understands that." —Scott Cherf

The HandBrake Team is pleased to present HandBrake 1.1.0. This major release includes new features, as well as bug fixes and improvements for issues affecting previous HandBrake releases.

We again remind everyone that the HandBrake Website is the only official source for HandBrake. Downloads are not mirrored on any third-party services, excepting the Linux PPA. For more information on downloading and installing HandBrake safely, please read Where to get HandBrake.

If you happen to discover any reproducible bugs or issues, please tell us about them on our GitHub issue tracker. You can also get in touch on our IRC support channel.

Upgrade Notice


Before updating, please make sure there are no pending encodes in the Queue. If you are currently using HandBrake older than version 1.0.0, please also make note of any custom presets you have created, as they may not be compatible with newer versions.

Release Notes


All platforms

General
- Improved user interface
  - Redesigned main window for consistency and usability; overall flow is top to bottom, left to right
  - Added new preset controls directly in main workflow
  - Added new summary tab for overview of settings at a glance
  - Updated interface icons to support high resolution displays
- New and improved official presets
  - Added new presets for Vimeo and YouTube
  - Added new 2160p/4K device presets for Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
  - Added new Production presets for post-production video editing workflows
  - Added additional 2160p/4K Matroska presets
- Improved AppleTV 4K support
- Improved Intel QuickSync Video support
  - Added Linux support (experimental)
  - Added 10-bit H.265/HEVC encoding support for Kaby Lake and newer CPUs
  - Added support for multiple GPUs via D3D11 encode path
- Many bug fixes and improvements
Video
- Added new Unsharp and kernel-based Laplacian LapSharp sharpening filters
- Added CSM prefilter option to NLMeans filter
- Added support for mobile device orientation via auto-rotation container flag
- x265 10- and 12-bit encoders are now included by default; additional dll files are no longer required
Command line interface
- Added support for adaptive streaming (SPS and PPS before IDR frames) via the --inline-parameter-sets parameter
- Added --json parameter to output scan/status information in JSON format, useful for scripting
- Audio sample rate parameter --arate now accepts "auto" as a valid value
Build system
- Added support for FreeBSD 11.1 (must compile from source)
- Added support for compiling on Windows under MSYS (experimental, slow)
- Updated to mingw-w64-build 3.1.1 with support for mingw-w64 5.0.3 and gcc 7.2.0
- Update mac-toolchain-build to add NASM 2.13.2 (now required for x264)
- Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
Third-party libraries
- Updated libraries
  - FDK AAC 0.1.5 (AAC audio encoding, must compile from source)
  - FreeType 2.8.1 (subtitles)
  - HarfBuzz 1.7.2 (subtitles)
  - Jansson 2.10 (JSON architecture)
  - LAME 3.100 (MP3 audio encoding)
  - Libav 12.3 (decoding and filters)
  - libass 0.14.0 (subtitles)
  - libbluray 1.0.2 (Blu-ray decoding)
  - libdvdnav 5.0.3 (DVD decoding)
  - libdvdread 5.0.3 (DVD decoding)
  - libiconv 1.15 (character encoding support)
  - libmfx (upstream API 1.23)
  - libogg 1.3.2 (Xiph codecs support)
  - libopus 1.2.1 (Opus audio encoding)
  - libsamplerate 0.1.9-35-g02ebb9f (audio resampling)
  - libtheora 1.1.1 (Theora video encoding)
  - libvorbis 1.3.5 (Vorbis audio encoding)
  - libvpx 1.6.1 (VP8/VP9 video encoding)
  - libxml2 2.9.4 (general)
  - x264 155 r2893 (H.264/AVC video encoding)
  - x265 2.6 (H.265/HEVC video encoding)
  - zlib 1.2.11 (general)

Linux

- Added option to configure low disk space warning level
- Added Intel QuickSync Video encoder (experimental, requires specific Intel driver)
- Added support for Ubuntu 18.04 and 17.10; Ubuntu 15.04 support is removed
- Many other bug fixes and improvements

Mac

- Added option to configure low disk space warning level
- Improved support for VoiceOver navigation
- Many other bug fixes and improvements

Windows

- Added option to configure low disk space warning level
- Added option to play a sound (MP3/WAV) when encode or queue is finished
- Added option to show progress, pass, passcount in the application title or task tray icon tooltip
- Added more granular progress reporting during search for start of file and muxing
- Added support for per-display resolution awareness
- Added support for running HandBrake in a portable mode (see included portable.ini.template)
- Added custom anamorphic to dimensions tab, it's back!
- Improved static preview window still previews rendering
- Improved audio selection behavior controls; dropdowns are now context aware and range limited with better defaults
- Improved UI constency throughout
- Many other bug fixes and improvements


Download HandBrake 1.1.0

HandBrake 1.1.0 Documentation

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