VidCoder 4.34

VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.

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Calling directly into the HandBrake library gives it a more rich UI than the official HandBrake Windows GUI.


  • Multi-threaded
  • 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.

What's New:

  • Fixed video settings getting stuck in less-capable "Advanced" mode on non-x264 encoders. If stuck in this mode you can change your video encoder to something else then change it back to fix it.
  • Overhauled presets
    • Added 60 new built-in presets
    • Presets can now be organized in a tree structure
    • Built-in presets are read from the HandBrake core so will be updated more often
  • Updated HandBrake encoding core to 1.1.0. This gives us shiny new features:
    • Added 10-bit H.265/HEVC encoding support for Kaby Lake and newer CPUs
    • Added new Unsharp and kernel-based Laplacian LapSharp sharpening filters
    • Added support for mobile device orientation via auto-rotation container flag
    • Added x265 10 and 12-bit encoders
  • Moved container options to their own tab on the Encoding Settings window.
  • Added A/V sync option to Container tab.
  • Post-encode actions now support more replacement tokens, thanks to milanjaros.
  • Added mousewheel and keyboard support for changing the static preview.
  • Changed QSV decoding option to be available for all encoders.
  • When browsing for a new output location, the file name is now populated with the current suggested file name.
  • Many bug fixes

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