Handbrake 0.9.9 released and PPA installation instructions included

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HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.

Reasons you’ll love HandBrake:

Convert video from nearly any format
Free and Open Source
Multi-Platform (Windows, Mac and Linux)

What is new in 0.9.9


Improved HandBrake pineapple icon by Matt Johnson

Improved Retina-resolution icons within the application, by Nik Pawlak


Blu-ray (PGS) subtitle support
works with Foreign Audio Search
can be Burned-In
can be passed through to MKV (but not MP4)

Additional video framerates
30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps

Double framerate ("bob") mode for the deinterlace and decomb filters

Better audio remix support
additional mixdowns: 6.1, 7.1, 7.1 (5F/2R/LFE)
CLI users should note 6ch becomes 5point1
better-than-Stereo sources can be upmixed to 5.1
discard one channel from Stereo sources
Mono (Left Only), Mono (Right Only)

Allow the selection of higher audio bitrates where appropriate

Allow the selection of lower audio samplerates where appropriate
8, 11.025, 12, 16 kHz

Audio dithering (TPDF) when converting to 16-bit FLAC

Use libavcodec for DTS audio decoding (instead of libdca)
DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete support

All graphical interfaces: support for x264's preset, tune and profile options
alternative to the Advanced panel (which is still available)
HandBrake-specific option to ensure compliance with a specific H.264 level

Updated built-in presets
take advantage of x264 preset/tune/profile support
removed increasingly suboptimal and irrelevant Legacy presets

Assorted bug fixes and improvements to the core library (libhb)

Updated libraries
x264 r2273-b3065e6
Libav v9.6
libbluray 0.2.3


Assorted bug fixes and improvements

Use some system libraries rather than bundling
fontconfig, freetype, libxml2, libass, libogg, libvorbis, libtheora and libsamplerate

Command Line Interface

Audio option (-a) will ignore invalid input tracks and encode with only the valid ones

Allow use of hh:mm:ss format when specifying p-to-p start/stop time

Advanced audio options
enable level normalization when downmixing (disabled by default)
disable audio dithering or select a specific algorithm

Install handbrake 0.9.9 in ubuntu

Open the terminal and run the following commands

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

If you want to install command line option run the following command

sudo apt-get install handbrake-cli



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