Handbrake is a free and open-source video transcoder and it is a cross-platform software available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
In this article, we will show you how to install Handbrake on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.
Features of Handbrake
- Wide range of input formats
- Multiple output formats
- Presets for common devices
- Batch processing
- Chapter markers
- Video editing tools
This article provides detailed steps for installing the handbrake on Ubuntu. and we will install it on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems using Flatpak method
- Method 1: Using Flaptak
Before proceeding with installation make sure our system is up to date
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
The latest version from Handbrake is 1.7.2 and it comes with a lot of bug fixes, in this, post we will use this version for installation on the systems.
Handbrake 1.7.2 Changelog
- Fixed unintentional automatic pass-through of closed caption side data when using NVIDIA NVENC encoder
- Improved performance by removing duplicate graphic assets and reducing file size
- Fixed Flatpak file chooser opening the home directory instead of the previously selected directory
- Fixed the last item in the queue sometimes having the wrong destination path
- Fixed some memory leaks in the graphical interface
- Fixed a crash opening an empty folder
For the Complete list of changelog refer to the Github release notes
How to install HandBrake on Ubuntu and Linux Mint
Step 1: Setup Flatpak on your system using the setup guide
Step 2: Install the HandBrake on the system using the below command.
sudo flatpak install flathub fr.handbrake.ghb
Step 3: Run the HandBrake
sudo flatpak run fr.handbrake.ghb
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install HandBrake on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems
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