HandBrake is a famous DVD ripper and video converter. It can convert videos from and to many formats. Of course, for most users, the best thing about HandBrake is that it can be downloaded for free. Therefore, I'm astonish when I find that many people want to find a HandBrake alternative. Then, I visit many forum websites and try to find the reasons that why people want to abandon HandBrake and ask for an alternative for HandBrake.
In the following passages, I will manage my findings about the reasons and recommend a good HandBrake alternative for you. So you have another choice if you have trouble in using HandBrake.
Part 1 HandBrake Limitations and Problems
Limited to MKV and MP4 containers
Cannot perform audio conversion
HandBrake can be challenging for a beginner to use because all the advanced settings can confuse the user
HandBrake's bad compatibility with Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra may easily drive you crazy
Problems you may have encountered:
HandBrake output out of order
HandBrake output video audio out of sync
HandBrake stuck at 100% end of conversion
HandBrake crashes during batch converting/encoding videos on PC/Mac
When ripping DVDs, HandBrake only rips about half movie/DVD
Part 2 The Best HandBrake Alternative
If you want to find a brilliant HandBrake equivalent, I would humbly recommend Video Converter Ultimate for Windows and Mac (El Capitan and Sierra included). Why? Because Video Converter Ultimate features itself with impressive functions.
Convert common and uncommon videos like H.265/HEVC, 4K, AVCHD, VOB, etc. to virtually any file formats.
Burn videos to DVDs
Convert/rip DVD to MP4/MKV/WMV/VOB videos
Create side-by-side/Anaglyph 3D video from common 2D video files
Versatile video editing functions: rotate, trim, merge, split, watermark, effect, subtitles, etc.
Adjust output profile parameters: codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.
Video Converter Ultimate (Win) is fully compatible with Windows 10/8/7 and Video Converter Ultimate (Mac) can run on Mac OS El Capitan and Sierra smoothly.
Video Converter Ultimate - A ideal HandBrake alternative
Use Video Converter Ultimate to solve those annoying problem you encounter while using HandBrake.DownloadDownload
Part 3 How to Convert with HandBrake Alternative
Video Converter Ultimate has an intuitive interface. to finish converting videos or rip DVD, you just need a few steps.
Step 1. Download, install and run this videos converter on your computer.
Step 2. Click "Add Files" to upload the videos you want to convert to the program. You can upload many videos a time since batch conversion is supported. (Note: If you want to import DVD files, just click the "Load DVD" instead.)
Step 3. Choose your output format. You can choose a specified format or choose the preset formats for your device such as iPhone, Samsung or PSP.
Step 4. Just click the "Convert" button to start conversion.
After doing some researches on video conversion, I realize that ripping DVDs or converting videos is a time consuming process. In this case, choose a more reliable video converter tool is important. In my opinion, HandBrake is good, but it is preferable to have as an alternative to compensate for the flaws. What's your opinion?