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 A tool to batch convert movies

This program converts a lot of video files via the Handbrake Command Line Interface application (HandbrakeCLI) - which means that you have to install Handbrake first. Then simply drag and drop video files (not folders, only files) onto the icon or window and when you are done, click the gears-icon in the toolbar to start the conversion process.

Download for macOS (UB, v10.14 or higher)

Download for Windows (v7 or higher)

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List of files to process
To remove a file from the list, click it and hit the BACKSPACE or DEL (Fn + Backspace) key. The file path is removed from the list.

Select Handbrake Preset
Via this pop-up menu you select the preset to use when converting videos.

Note: As of v2.2 of the app, it also lists the user's presets, at the end of the popup-menu. Since the CLI is called outside of a user-environment, this only works if your Handbrake presets can be found via the following path:
/Users/yourshortusername/Library/Containers/fr.handbrake.HandBrake/Data/Library/Application Support/HandBrake/UserPresets.json
If HandBrake itself is not installed, HandbrakePM uses the default presets.

Output video
You can choose which extension to use for the converted movie-files: .m4v, .mp4, .mkv or .webm.

Save converted movie files to
Select the folder where to store the converted movie-files. You must either select an output folder or check Save in source folder, which saves the converted videos in the same folder as the original.

You can drag and drop files on the application icon, while pressing the Command-key, in the Finder or in the Dock, whether it is running or not. If the application is already running, the newly dropped files will be added to the current list.



process 032The Process button processes all the files in the list.
reload 032The Start over button only resets the list. The other settings remain untouched.

It shows its progress via mac OS Notifications, which you can control via System Preferences:


Download for macOS (UB, v10.13 or higher)

Download for Windows (v7 or higher)

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