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Best Handbrake Alternative - Convert Copy Protected DVD and Video Fast

Use best Handbrake (1.0.0) alternative to rip regular and copy protected DVD to MP4, AVI, MOV, iPhone, iPad, Android etc. video formats/devices.

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HandBrake[1] is an open-source program designed to convert MPEG video (including DVD-Video) into an MPEG-4 video file in MPEG-4 Part 14 (.mp4) or Matroska (.mkv) containers. HandBrake refuses to compromise old proverb in the video encoding world: "Speed, size, quality: pick two." They surely made it when ripping normal DVDs and converting limited video formats (video in MP4 or MKV container only). But as for encrypted DVDs and much more other video formats conversions, HandBrake's ability isn't equal to its ambition any more.

At times you need best HandBrake (1.0.0) alternative software to achieve better DVD/video conversion, and WinX DVD/Video Converter family are recommended as the best HandBrake alternatives. There are plenty of reasons that make WinX DVD/Video Converters surpass other competitive HandBrake alternatives, even go beyond HandBrake itself.

Here are top 10 major advantages that go along with best HandBrake alternatives - WinX DVD/Video Converters (features WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, DVD Ripper for Mac, HD Video Converter Deluxe and HD Video Converter for Mac).

The Fastest DVD Ripper - WinX DVD Ripper Platinum
Rip any DVD incl. encrypted DVD to AVI, MP4, FLV, MPEG, MOV, WMV, and iPhone, iPad, Android Samsung, Google, Sony, Windows phone, etc.

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Convert all SD/HD Videos - WinX HD Video Converter
Convert among AVCHD, H.265, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Blu-ray, MKV, AVI, MP4, FLV, MPEG, MOV, WMV, etc. Edit videos. Download online videos.

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Blu-ray to iPhone, iPod - WinX Blu-ray DVD iPhone Ripper
Decrypt Disney, Paramount Blu-ray DVD movies to iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod, iTouch 4, Apple TV, etc.

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1. For competing with other so-called best HandBrake alternatives, WinX DVD/Video Converters families bring about the possibility of cross-platform. They are capable of running smoothly upon Mac OS X Tiger, (Snow) Leopard, (Mountain) Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, macOS Sierra, as well as Windows XP, Vista, Win 7/8/10 (32 & 64 bit). So you do not need to worry about which OS your computer is running on.

2. HandBrake always crashes when dealing with encrypted DVDs, but WinX DVD Ripper for Mac and WinX DVD Ripper Platinum can make up this shortcoming. Besides, they are constantly updated to conquer upcoming DVD protections, especially good at handling with Sony, Paramount and Disney published DVDs (which crash Handbrake from time to time).

3. As mentioned above, Handbrake is only compatible with MPEG video as input and MPEG-4, MKV container format videos as output (with the issuing of HandBrake 0.9.4, they generously omitted AVI and Xvid videos, which are still used by users in a large portion). Best HandBrake alternative for video converting software - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and HD Video Converter for Mac, both of them are built in 370 audio/video codecs, which can satisfy all you HD/SD video converting needs (even you want to convert Blu-ray video, HD camcorder video and Website video).

4. Thanks to x264 project, HandBrake brings a large portion of speed, size, and quality improvements. As free available project, x264 project also offers smaller, better, faster encodes to handbrake alternatives. What makes WinX DVD/Video Converters families the best Handbrake alternatives? They run more stable with Multi-core CPU (i3, i5 ,i7) and 64 bit computer (Though Handbrake allows easy 64-bit builds, users always have variety of buggy issues with HandBrake 64 bit). Moreover, WinX are armed with Hyper Threading Technology (Converting DVD/Video by multi threads at the same time, speed up the conversion timely) and Hardware Acceleration Technology.

5. Handbrake alternative creates better output quality. Like WinX DVD Ripper Platinum and WinX DVD Ripper for Mac, they employ sector-by-sector ripping process, which ensure the minimum loss of DVD video/audio data. And the quality loss is imperceptible to your eyes.

6. If you need to rip encrypted DVDs, you must download a 64-bit version of VLC. After you updated HandBrake to 64 bits build, you will get a message says: "This version of handbrake is 64 bit, VLC found but not 64 bit!" if you still use 32-bit VLC (Learn to conquer HandBrake VLC 64bit Error). But with WinX DVD Ripper software, you can easily backup and convert your Sony and Disney encrypted DVDs (in fact it is fair legal to backup your own DVDs).

7. Handbrake has further hand-optimized options for better performance (learn to Calculate Handbrake Video Bitrate/Quality Settings). But alternative to Handbrake owns both manually setting options and user-friendly GUI. For domestic use, it is one-click solution for DVD/Video converting, and for professional use, it also makes all parameters adjustable.

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8. More specified device profiles. If you want to put converted video onto your new purchased device say iPad Air 2, firstly you should learn how to create Handbrake iPad preset settings. However, the Handbrake alternatives come with hundreds of preset device profiles including any new iPhone iPad Android phone and tablet. (Besides, the video volume transferred from Handbrake to iPad, iPhone, iPod cannot be enhanced, with WinX you can amplify your audio track to make output audio much more clear).

HandBrake Alternative for iPad iPhone 4 Users - Prepared Profile Settings

9. With Handbrake, you can make a queue, but you can't add multiple targets at the same time, you have to add one by one and every time. But with best Handbrake alternative, you can put or drag your target files into its File List Window at the same time, which saves your time to get in queue.

10. Best HandBrake (1.0.0) alternative features No.1 stability and compatibility compared to Handbrake itself and other alternatives. Has been tested time after time by senior Digiarty Software Developing team, WinX is proved as 100% safe upon Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included) and Windows 7/8/10. As for unexpected issues, their prompt technique support will offer you timely assistance (response within 24 hours; for HandBrake however, you need to wait months until they publish next version). Please download the best HandBrake alternative for Windows or Mac below:

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WinX DVD Ripper Platinum: Advanced version of free WinX DVD Ripper. Besides converting DVD to AVI at fastest speed in excellent quality, also converting DVD to MP4, MPEG, MOV, WMV, FLV, M2TS, TS, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, Google, Sony, Nokia, Asus, Acer, etc. Makes perfect 1:1 DVD to ISO image/DVD folder copy and clone DVD to multi-track MPEG2 file with 5 minutes only. Constantly update to defeat upcoming DVD copy protections.

WinX DVD Ripper for Mac: Mac version WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, best DVD ripper for El Capitan/Yosemite/Mavericks/Mountain Lion/Tiger/Leopard/Snow Leopard, convert DVD to MKV, MP4, H.264, MOV, M4V videos that are playable on Mac computer, as well as DVD to iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes, iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Air Playit, Android, etc.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe: Built in hundreds of A/V codecs and equipped with Online Dailymotion/Facebook/YouTube Video Downloader and Photo Slideshow Maker functions. As all-in-one HD Video Converter software, it helps you transcode HD video formats like convert AVCHD M2TS to MKV, convert Blu-ray to MKV, H.265/MKV to MP4, etc. Moreover, it is embedded with numerous profile settings for Apple, Samsung, HTC, Sony, Microsoft portable devices, iOS, Android, Windows mobiles. Convert MKV to iPhone, MKV to iPad are good examples.

WinX HD Video Converter for Mac: Professional HD Video converter for converting HD Videos on Mac OS, provides the perfect solution to convert Blu-ray videos and videos from HDTV and HD camcorders, like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon to other formats. Also act as a Mac screen and camera video recorder, slideshow maker, Online Dailymotion/Facebook/YouTube video downloader, etc. Running perfectly on Mac OS X Snow Leopard/Lion/Mountain Lion/Mavericks/Yosemite/El Capitan.

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