BatchEncoder GUI for HandBrake is a lightweight GUI-based application that makes use of HandBrake’s video conversion capabilities in order to encode clips to different file formats with the aid of batch actions. It can be deployed on Windows XP, Vista, and 7.

HandBrake is a well-known multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4/MKV convertor that comes packed with lots of useful options, like chapter selection, subtitles, integrated bitrate calculator, picture deintelarcing, cropping, and scaling options, framerate and quality adjustments, and subtitle importing and removing options.

If you find it too difficult to set up HandBrake or you look for nothing more than simple video batch encoding tasks, BatchEncoder GUI for HandBrake comes with the necessary set of options for helping you convert videos on the fly.

BatchEncoder GUI for HandBrake reveals a clean design that integrates all configuration parameters into a single window. Although you cannot appeal to a help manual, you can get an idea about how the program works in a short amount of time thanks to its intuitive layout.

The application offers you the possibility to specify the source folder where the video files that you want to convert are stored and pick the saving directory. Since it offers support for batch actions, BatchEncoder GUI for HandBrake is able to process all clips that are stored in the target folder.

What’s more, the utility works with several input files, like MPG, WMV, AVI, M2TS, and MKV, and allows you to select as input folder a ‘Video_TS’ directory for direct batch encoding of DVD rips.

Other important configuration settings worth being mentioned enable you to select the output file format (MP4, M4V, or MKV), delete the source files at the end of the process, add metadata to MP4 and M4V files, choose between several preset output profiles (e.g. iPhone, Apple TV, iPod), as well as set priorities for Handbrake.

All things considered, BatchEncoder GUI for HandBrake has to offer nothing more than a straightforward software solution for helping you make use of HandBrake’s conversion features, and can be handled by rookies and professionals alike.