HandBrakeBatch

Licence: Freeware
Version 2.22 | Release Date: 2013-06-02 | Download

Release Note

  • New: Support for RAM files

  • Fixed: Added some sanity checks to the UserPresets file

Limited testing has been done, do backup your files before converting them. If you find any problem, do let me know ([email protected]).

Version 2.16 | Release Date: 2012-08-12 | Download
  • New: Code-signed with valid Apple Developer Certificate
  • New: Moving from Garbage Collection to Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) for memory management. Please let me know if you find any difference in the behavior of the application!

  • Fixed: Issue 20

Important: Support for Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) dropped. Please check my blog on OSOMac for more details. Support for 10.6 might come back in the future.

Version 2.15 | Release Date: 2012-07-25 | Download
  • New: HandBrake CLI updated to v0.9.8
  • Fixed: Issue 18
  • Fixed: Issue 19
Version 2.14 | Release Date: 2012-07-02 | Download
  • Improved: When converting a DVD, instead of the generic name "VIDEO_TS", the name of the enclosing folder is used
Version 2.13 | Release Date: 2012-06-30 | Download

Note: This update is highly recommended for all the users, it improves the overall stability and fixes some annoying bugs.

  • Fixed: Crash while dropped files are processed
  • Fixed: Some files are not converted on the first trial
  • Fixed: Progress bars should now behave correctly in all cases
Version 2.12 | Release Date: 2012-06-25 | Download

Release Note

v2.12

  • Fix: Possible crash during the analysis of files dropped in the main window
  • Improved: Look & Feel while dropping files in the main window

v2.11

  • New: It is now possible to drag a folder in the application (all video files in the folder tree are added)
  • New: HandBrakeBatch is officially OSOMac Donations
  • Improved: Added visual feedback during drag & drop (focus ring)
  • Improved: The processing of the files dropped on the application is done in a separate thread (the application remains responsive)
  • Fixed: No alert is shown if HandBrake’s preset file is not present
  • Fixed: Problem with the file counter when canceling a conversion and starting another one
Version 2.11 | Release Date: 2012-06-24 | Download

Release Note

  • New: It is now possible to drag a folder in the application (all video files in the folder tree are added)
  • New: HandBrakeBatch is officially OSOMac Donations
  • Improved: Added visual feedback during drag & drop (focus ring)
  • Improved: The processing of the files dropped on the application is done in a separate thread (the application remains responsive)
  • Fixed: No alert is shown if HandBrake’s preset file is not present
  • Fixed: Problem with the file counter when canceling a conversion and starting another one
Version 2.10 | Release Date: 2012-05-17 | Download

WARNING
Limited testing has been done, use at your own risk and backup your files before converting them! If you find any problem, do let me know ([email protected]).

Release note

  • Fixed: bug affecting the conversion of MTS files
Version 2.9 | Release Date: 2012-04-28 | Download

WARNING
Limited testing has been done, use at your own risk and backup your files before converting them! If you find any problem, do let me know ([email protected]).

Release note

  • New: Option to create conversion log files (always written if the conversion fails)
  • New: Indication of number of files converted and total
  • New: Option to put converted files in the same location as the source
  • New: Conversion is done in a temporary folder and then moved (iTunes will process it correctly if the destination is the Automatically Add to iTunes folder)
  • New: Possible to delete source once the conversion is completed (the source is deleted only if the conversion is successful)
  • Improved: Detection of successful / failed conversion
Version 2.8 | Release Date: 2012-04-21 | Download
Fixed: video was not converted if no languages were available and "All languages" were set in the preferences
Version 2.7 | Release Date: 2012-03-31 | Download
  • Replaced HandBrake script manicure.rb with the latest version, fixing a bug which causes the setting of "Optimize for HTTP streaming" to not be honored.
Version 2.6 | Release Date: 2012-03-18 | Download

Changes & Bug fixes in 2.6

  • Removed overall ETA (which was not accurate anyway)
  • Now using ETA provided by HandBrakeCLI instead of estimating it
  • Fixed a bug with the progress bar when converting more than 9 files

Bug fixes in 2.5

  • Preference window size fixed
  • If a scan thread hangs, it is killed after the timeout

New in 2.4

  • Replaced HandBrakeCLI with v0.9.6
  • Update manicure.rb script with v0.9.6
  • Added a preference to disable language scan completely
  • Added a timeout to avoid freezing while scanning for languages
  • Position and size of the application windows are restored on restart
  • Files are converted as they are displayed (from first to last)
  • Possible to reorder files in the list by dragging & dropping them
  • Other minor improvements

Note: HandBrake team has not released a 32 bit version of the new CLI, if you are running on a 32 bit machine HBB will still use v0.9.5 (untested).

Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2012-03-17 | Download

Bug fixes

  • Preference window size fixed
  • If a scan thread hangs, it is killed after the timeout

New in 2.4

  • Replaced HandBrakeCLI with v0.9.6
  • Update manicure.rb script with v0.9.6
  • Added a preference to disable language scan completely
  • Added a timeout to avoid freezing while scanning for languages
  • Position and size of the application windows are restored on restart
  • Files are converted as they are displayed (from first to last)
  • Possible to reorder files in the list by dragging & dropping them
  • Other minor improvements

Note: HandBrake team has not released a 32 bit version of the new CLI, if you are running on a 32 bit machine HBB will still use v0.9.5 (untested).

Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2012-02-17 | Download
  • Quick fix to restore the support for MTS and eyetv files (and all other file types where the audio language or subtitles are not correctly detected by HandBrake CLI)
Version 2.2 | Release Date: 2012-01-30 | Download
  • Added support for dragging MOD files to the dock icon
Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2012-01-23 | Download
  • Fixed: double notifications
  • New: Option to disable notifications
Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2012-01-21 | Download

This release contains a lot of new code, if you find bugs please be patient and let me know!

  • New icon
  • Added support for multiple audio languages (check the Preferences)
  • Added support for multiple subtitle languages (check the Preferences)
  • Available audio languages and subtitles shown for each file in the main window
  • Added full-screen support (Lion only)
  • Updated growl framework (to v1.3.1), with support for “mist”
  • Bug fixes
Version 1.11 | Release Date: 2012-01-14 | Download
Fixed: with too many presets, only the first ones were made available in the drop down list
Version 1.10 | Release Date: 2012-01-01 | Download
  • Added a check on the existence of the output folder
  • Now possible to create a new folder when selecting the output
  • Added a pause / resume button
Version 1.9 | Release Date: 2011-11-07 | Download
  • Fixed: if the output folder does not exist when the conversion is started, the app won't fail silently but present an error.
Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2011-08-21 | Download

Improvements

  • Partial support for EyeTV files added (let me know if you find cases where this does not work)
Version 1.7 | Release Date: 2011-08-11 | Download

Improvements

  • Implemented a workaround to avoid an empty preset list; even if HandBrake preset file is corrupted, the program should fallback to the default presets;
  • The preset list is now alphabetically sorted;
  • It is now possible to change the frequency of the sparkle updates, and to enable or disable the automatic updates (in the Preferences).
Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2011-08-01 | Download

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug which prevented the selection of the output folder on OS X 10.6.
  • The selection of "Cancel" in the file dialog to select the output folder is now honored.
Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2011-07-31 | Download

New in version 1.5

  • Preference window added
  • It is now possible to select the extension of an MPEG-4 file (mp4 or m4v)
  • It is now possible to maintain the creation and modification dates of the original video file
Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2011-06-05 | Download

Fixed: HandBrakeBatch takes 100% of CPU after completing a conversion (many thanks to Bill for letting me know)

This update is strongly recommended to all users!

Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2011-06-04 | Download

New in version 1.3

  • Added the indication of the elapsed time and an estimation of the remaining time (for the current file and for the entire batch, based on the file size)
  • HandBrakeBatch will now refuse to start the conversion if some of the input files are going to be overwritten (thanks to @timohetzel for letting me know
  • HandBrakeBatch will require a confirmation before overwriting any file
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2011-05-28 | Download

New features:

  • Growl notifications
  • It is now possible to drag & drop files directly on the application icon (in the Finder or the Dock)
Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2011-05-08 | Download

HandBrakeBatch v1.1

WARNING: The automatic update will not work (small problem with Sparkle keys)! Only for this time, please download the files manually from the product page. The issue is fixed and the next updates should work. Apologies for the inconvenience!

Improvements

  • Added support for HandBrake custom presets.

Other Changes

  • The application will not start encoding if the output folder is not set.
Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2011-05-02 | Download
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