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How to install HandBrake 0.9.9 in Fedora 20 (Fedora 18 and Fedora 19 supported, too)

HandBrake is a powerful free open-source video converter specialized in converting numerous video formats to MP4 and MKV via a rich-yet-intuitive interface.

Among its features, HandBrake comes with numerous tweakable options (related to video encoder, framerate, x264 presets, audio, subtitles, chapters, tags), batch-conversion support, dedicated preview window, ability to extract items from DVDs and to convert them to MP4/MKV, as well as speed, agility and robustness.

HandBrake 0.9.9,--the latest version--, is available for installation in Fedora 20 (Fedora 18 and Fedora 19 supported, too) by typing in a terminal:

first, enable RPMFusion

su -

yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

then, for 32-bit and 64-bit

wget http://negativo17.org/repos/fedora-handbrake.repo -O \
/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-handbrake.repo

yum install HandBrake-gui HandBrake-cli

action that installs both the command-line and GUI versions of HandBrake.


Launch HandBrake 0.9.9 via the Overview by typing handbrake in the search area.