How to install HandBrake on ubuntu

HandBrake is a free open-source multithreaded video transcoder for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. using HandBrake you can convert any video from nearly any format.It comes with built-in Device Presets for standard or high quality conversions.


Supported Outputs:

File Containers: .MP4(.M4V) and .MKV
Video Encoders: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264(x264 and QuickSync), H.265 MPEG-4 and MPEG-2, VP8 and Theora
Audio Encoders: AAC / HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, AC3, or Vorbis
Audio Pass-thru: AC-3, E-AC3, DTS, DTS-HD, TrueHD, AAC and MP3 tracks

It supports Deinterlacing, Decomb, Denoise, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling Video Filters. It also supports Live Video Preview, Batch Scan and Queueing of encodes.

Install HandBrake on Ubuntu

1.To install HandBrake on Ubuntu, Open Terminal.To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field. And click Terminal.

2.Type the below code in terminal and hit enter.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases

3.Type your ubuntu password if needed.

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4.Then press Enter to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding the ppa.

5.Then Type below command and hit enter

sudo apt-get update

6.Then type below command and press enter

sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

Type Y and press enter to confirm the installation.

You can also install the CLI version of HandBrake using the below command.

sudo apt-get install handbrake-cli

After the successful installation of HandBrake restart ubuntu and click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type HandBrake in the search field.Then click HandBrake.

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