Install HandBrake 1.4.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint

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HandBrake is an open-source, multiplatform video transcoder and is available for Linux,macOS X, and windows.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Handbrake 1.4.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Linux Mint

HandBrake 1.4.0 Changelog

  • The HandBrake engine is now 10 and 12bit capable.
  • HDR10 metadata will be passed through from the source file if present.
  • Static Previews that are generated during file scans are now stored in compressed jpeg format (previously-stored as YUV420). Temporary disk space usage and disk writes are massively reduced. This uses libjpeg-turbo

For complete changelog refer to the release notes on GitHub

How to Install Handbrake 1.4.0 on Ubuntu  / LinuxMint

Step 1: Install the Flatpak

sudo apt install flatpak && sudo apt install gnome-software-plugin-flatpak && flatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub

Step 2: Install HandBrake

flatpak install flathub fr.handbrake.ghb

Step 3: Run Handbrake using flatpak

flatpak run fr.handbrake.ghb

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  1. Ed December 25, 2021

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