HandBrake, a popular DVD to MPEG-4 video conversion utility for Mac, Linux, and Windows, has been updated to version 0.9.0. This new release includes a myriad of improvements, such as a newly-envisioned interface on the Mac, a totally re-developed Windows interface, improved picture quality, new high-quality presets, improved multi-threaded encoding for the iPod, new presets for devices including the iPhone and PSP, and support for DTS as an audio source. HandBrake 0.9.0 is available now as a free download.
Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.