Handbrake 0.10.2 Released – Free Video Converter for Ubuntu, Mint

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Handbrake – An Open Source video transcoder for Linux that helps converting video to any formats using widely supported codecs.

Handbrake recently released minor version 0.10.2 with bug fixes.
For 0.10.2 changelog visit here.

HandBrake Feature Summary

  • Convert Video from any format
  • Free and Open Source
  • Built-in device presets e.g. iPhone, iPad, AppleTV, Android etc
  • Ability to process DVD and BlueRay sources [copy unprotected mediams only]
  • File Containers: .MP4(.M4V) and .MKV
  • Video Encoders: H.264(x264), H.265(x265) MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 (libav), VP8 (libvpx) and Theora(libtheora)
  • Audio Encoders: AAC, CoreAudio AAC/HE-AAC (OS X Only), MP3, Flac, AC3, or Vorbis
  • Audio Pass-thru: AC-3, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC and MP3 tracks
  • Title / Chapter selection
  • Queue up multiple encodes
  • Chapter Markers
  • Subtitles (VobSub, Closed Captions CEA-608, SSA, SRT)
  • Constant Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding
  • Support for VFR, CFR and VFR
  • Video Filters: Deinterlacing, Decomb, Denoise, Detelecine, Deblock, Grayscale, Cropping and scaling

How to install – using Terminal

To install HandBrake in Ubuntu using terminal, run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
sudp apt-get update
sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk


  • Type HandBrake in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • For Gnome, go to Applications -> Sound and Video -> Handbrake
Handbrake 0.10.2 Running in Ubuntu
Handbrake 0.10.2 Running in Ubuntu


Troubleshooting and Support

If you face any issues while installing or using Handbrake, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.

How to uninstall

To uninstall HandBrake run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove handbrake-gtk

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