Version History of HandBrake 0.9.1

  • Core HandBrake Changes:
  • Added: Forced subtitle support
  •  Added: 6-channel Vorbis audio
  • Changed: Much better buffer management, leading to impressive speed-ups all over the place
  • Changed: Color subtitles now display in color, instead of being transparent.
  • Changed: All errors to stderr with hb_log() instead of to stdout with fprintf()
  • Changed: Accept stream input where the file type is in caps (.VOB instead of just .vob, etc)
  • Changed: Better quality Vorbis codec (AoTuV)
  • Changed: Faster (threaded) ffmpeg
  • Changed: Force x264 to use a key frame at chapter markers
  • Changed: Try to recover from bad preview scans instead of crashing
  •  Fixed: No more hanging when using MKV with chapter markers
  •  Fixed: "Same as source" FPS now works correctly when the end-credits of a progressive film are interlaced.
  •  Fixed: "Slow" deinterlacing no longer doubles up the chapter markers
  •  Fixed: Proper display of fading subtitles
  •  Fixed: Nasty artifacts from inaccurate rounding in the video scaler
  •  Fixed: Improved compatibility with streams that have missing/misplaced PMTs
  • Assorted other changes

Mac Changes:

  • Changed: Bigger buffer for the Activity Log
  • Changed: Redesigned Queueing window
  • Changed: Redesigned Preferences window
  • Changed: Structural reorganization of the code into more segmented files
  •  Fixed: Closing the main window no longer causes HandBrake to quit
  •  Fixed: Changing dimensions in Picture Settings no longer causes a crash
  •  Fixed: Target size bitrate calculation
  •  Fixed: Picture Settings previews now scale to display resolution and screen size
  • Assorted other changes

Windows Changes:

  •  Added: More robust exception handling
  •  Added: On-completion options to shutdown, suspend, etc
  •  Added: Turn tooltips on or off
  • Changed: Open source, NullSoft installer
  •  Fixed: Add-to-queue issues
  •  Fixed: Foreign language issues
  • Assorted other changes