Calling directly into the HandBrake library gives it a more rich UI than the official HandBrake Windows GUI.
- MP4, MKV containers
- H.264 encoding with x264, the world's best video encoder
- Completely integrated encoding pipeline: everything is in one process and no huge intermediate temporary files
- MPEG-4, MPEG-2, Theora video
- AAC, MP3, Vorbis, AC3, FLAC audio encoding and AAC/AC3/MP3/DTS/DTS-HD passthrough
- Target bitrate, size or quality for video
- 2-pass encoding
- Decomb, detelecine, deinterlace filters
- Batch encoding
- Instant source previews
- Creates small encoded preview clips
- Pause, resume encoding
You'll need .NET 4 (only the client profile is needed). If you don't have it, VidCoder will prompt you to download and install it. If you're on Windows 8 you shouldn't need to install anything; it has .NET 4 pre-installed.
You do not need to install HandBrake for VidCoder to work.
- Fixed crash when access to the image cache folder is denied.
- Trimmed the "extra options" string to prevent errors.
- Applied fix from HandBrake for static preview crashes.
- Prevented starting disc scans or drag and drop scans while another source is scanning. This resolves crashes caused by simultaneous scans.
- Fixed hang on canceling a scan.
- Fixed more issues with anamorphic, padding and rotation.
- Fixed possible crash when preview window is open and padding is enabled.
- Fixed issue with preview window not updating properly when switching encoding presets.
- Updated translations.
- Changed "Foreign Audio Search" to "Foreign audio scan" and added an option in the Picker to separately include it alongside other selection rules for normal subtitles.
- Changed audio and subtitle selection mode radio buttons to a more compact drop down.
- Added tooltip info for all audio and subtitle selection modes.
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