Install HandBrake 1.0.7 on Ubuntu 17.04 / Linuxmint

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HandBrake  an open source video converter and it supports wide number of codecs , it is a multiplatform software available for windows, linux and MacOSX

Recently  Handbrake team released a newer version of handbrake 1.0.7 with new updates and bugfixes for all platforms

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of handbrake 1.0.7 in ubuntu 17.04 / 16.04 and LinuxMint

Changelog in 1.0.7

  • Fixed decoding of raw video in Matroska/MKV
  • Fixed time stamp handling for containerless raw video
  • Fixed memory leaks in OpenCL
  • Fixed x265 2-pass encoding where video frame rate is altered by filters
  • Improved handling of very small amounts of sync jitter (~1 tick)
  • Improved handling of AVI files with broken indices
  • Further refined fix for Libav crash encoding AAC at very high bitrates
  • Removed fontconfig dependency on Mac and Windows; libass now uses CoreText/DirectWrite
  • Improved subtitle font selection when burning in SRT/SSA subtitles
Command line interface
  • Fixed preset subtitle burn defaults override
Build system
  • Updated MinGW-w64 build script for improved compatibility with hardened GCC
  • Fixed video preset control not updating
  • Fixed audio passthru masks not updating until preset save
  • Fixed application of SRT subtitles offset
  • Updated translations: af, cs, ja_JP, ru, sk, sv
  • Fixed When Done option not updating/resetting correctly

Installation Steps

It can be installed from the Official PPA and as of now the lastest version available is 1.0.4 ,we will update you once the PPA is updated to latest version

Step 1 : Add the official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
Step 2 : Update the repos
sudo apt-get update
Step 3 : Install handbrake 1.0.7
sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk handbrake-cli
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