HandBrake 1.3.2 Comes with Decoder Enhancements, Bug Fixes, and More

The new version of HandBrake 1.3.2 was released several days ago and in it a lot of bug fixes arrive of which most of them were focused on the version of the application for the Windows platform, although in the case of Linux and Mac they were not the exception, since they also received some corrections.

For those who are unfamiliar with HandBrake, they should know that is a free and open source program for multithreaded transcoding of audio and video files, for OS X, GNU / Linux and Windows. Use third-party libraries, like FFmpeg and FAAC.These components may not be under the same licensing terms as HandBrake.

The program it is also a tool to rip DVDs, converts movies to MPEG-4 and much more, in addition to offering various configuration options, it allows you to insert the desired legend directly into the final result. The application interface is standard and both beginners and experienced individuals can easily get used to this program.

What's new in HandBrake 1.3.2?

This new version of the application as we mentioned at the beginning, it is a version that is corrective, as it received a lot of bug fixes, but some important changes also stand out.

One of them It is the improved support for H.265 video in AVI container produced by some security cameras, as well as the new log added to identify problematic sources where the video track and container pixel aspect ratios differ and also to help debug potential JSON API issues.

On the part of the corrections, the following stand out:

  • Fixed point-to-point detection in certain scenarios
  • Fixed color range conversion being applied twice when scaling video
  • Fixed incorrect support id for HEVC QSV encoder on older Intel hardware
  • Fixed an upstream FFmpeg issue where passing through AAC ADTS audio could produce invalid MKV output in rare cases (bug instead)
  • Fixed uninitialized memory in NLMeans prefilter leading to video corruption at bottom of image (affects custom settings only)
  • Fixed burning bug in subtitle position where crop scale filter is not used
  • Command line interface
  • Updated Flatpak manifest creation script for Python 3 compatibility
  • Updated versions of Flatpak runtime and numactl library, QSV plugin
  • Improved minimal version dependencies to facilitate building systems with older automake and pkg-config

How to install HandBrake on Linux?

For, those who are users of Ubuntu, Linux Mint or any distribution derived from these we can add a repository to the system to always have the most current version immediately.

We must open a terminal with Ctrl + Alt + T and execute the following commands in it:

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

We update the list of packages and applications with:

sudo apt-get update

And finally we install the application with:

sudo apt install handbrake

Si you are a Debian 9 user, you just have to run the following to install:

sudo apt install handbrake

While for those who are Arch Linux, Antergos, Manjaro and derivatives users install with:

sudo pacman -S handbrake

In the case of those who use Fedora, CentOS, RHEL and derivatives of these install with:

sudo yum -i handbrake

While for those who are openSUSE users install with:

sudo zypper in handbrake

We have the option of being able to install this application on our system, with the help of Snap packages.

We only have to have the support to be able to install applications of this technology in our system.

We open a terminal and execute any of the following commands to install:

sudo snap install handbrake-jz

If you want to Install the RC version of the program using this command:

sudo snap install handbrake-jz --candidate

To install the beta version of the program using this command:

sudo snap install handbrake-jz --beta

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