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Downloading Handbreak on Linux 18 help


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#1 Mortsy88

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Posted 01 November 2016 - 11:30 AM

Afternoon everyone from the UK :)
 
I am trying to download Handbreak for Linux 18 so I can make the videos I produce easier and quicker to upload.
 
I am looking for some advice on how I can do it :) .  I have searched youtube but have not had any luck on how to do this.
 
Or are there any good alternates to handbreak out there?
 
Thank you for your time and help,
 
Samuel

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Posted 01 November 2016 - 01:41 PM

Handbrake is a transcoder, meaning it can change formats from avi-mp4 etc.

 

Im on mint 18 and it was super easy to install. 

 

sudo apt-get install handbrake.

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If you're looking for video editing, there are a few options:

 

Basic video editors::

Kdenlive.

OpenShot.

Pitivi.

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 More complex (Professional):

Lightworks

Cinelerra

Blender (3D software as well)

 

 

 

there a few options.hopefully this helped some.


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 04:19 PM

Hi Mortsy88 and welcome to BC!  :wink:

 

If you prefer the newest HandBrake release (like I do) use this official PPA.

 

Terminal commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

An alternative, that I also use and like, is WinFF

 

Success!  :wink:



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Posted 01 November 2016 - 04:37 PM

I had forgot to mention, if you are just trying to convert, VLC will do that as well. 

 

Media> Convert/Save.  select file. select format, and press start/begin.


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