Saturday, 13 August 2011

Install a VIDEO CONVERTER for your Linux

       Some days before one of my friends asked me to convert a video for him..only that time I noticed that I don't have a video converter in my Linux System ..well I searched over Internet and saw one of the best video converter available for linux. So I thought I should share it                           
     The software is called 'Handbrake' ,really flexible and easy to use. It ii an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
Install handbrake :
connect to internet and open up command prompt then type the following command(or paste it)
   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases && sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

Supported Sources:

  • Most common multimedia files that libavformat and libavcodec support.
  • Any DVD or Bluray-like source which is NOT copy-protected. (removal of copy protection is not supported) 

Misc features:

  • Chapter selection, Chapter Markers
  • Subtitles
    • Vobsub and Closed Captions
    • SRT import and passthru
    • SSA passthru or burn-in (experimental)
  • Constant Quality or Average Bitrate Video Encoding
  • Support for VFR, CFR and VFR
  • Video: Deinterlacing, Decomb, Detelecine, Cropping and scaling
  • Live Video Preivew

  • File format: MP4(M4V) and MKV
  • Video: MPEG-4(ffmpeg), H.264(x264), or Theora(libtheora)
  • Audio: AAC, CoreAudio AAC (OS X Only), MP3, or Vorbis. AC-3 pass-through, DTS pass-thorugh (MKV only) 


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