HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows). Supports • Any Blu-ray or DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD, and some .VOB, .m2ts, and .TS files. Without VLC, HandBrake requires media to be unencrypted or already decrypted by third-party programs (i.e.
- It's not a 'downloader' per se. It can transcode files once they are in your system.
- It doesn't download videos, unlike ClipConverter.cc.
- Handbrake is a converter. It cannot download videos from websites, the very function many people use clipconverter.cc for.