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How to Install HandBrake-CLI on Centos 6


This is an English version of Memasang HandBrake-cli pada Centos 6


HandBrake is an open-source software for converting videos from almost all format into your own preferred format with widely support of codecs.

HandBrake-CLI is a command line version of HandBrake which can be very useful for scripting and automated task.

This tutorial are written based on installation on 64-bit based Centos 6.4 and Centos 6.5.

Installing HandBrake-CLI

Install EPEL

First of all, you need to install EPEL. EPEL is a repository by Fedora which we will use to install dependencies.

$ rpm -Uvh

Install dependencies

$ yum groupinstall ‘Development Tools’
$ yum install subversion fribidi-devel yasm webkitgtk-devel gstreamer-devel gstreamer-plugins-base-devel bzip2-devel libgudev1-devel libnotify-devel libass-devel libsamplerate-devel libogg-devel libtheora-devel libvorbis-devel

Fetch source code and compile Handbrake

We are going to use SVN to fetch latest code code

$ cd /usr/local/src/
$ svn co svn:// handbrake-svn
$ cd handbrake-svn

Then compile

$ ./configure –launch –disable-gtk
$ cp build/HandBrakeCLI /usr/local/bin/

Verify installation

After completing steps above, HandBrake-CLI should be installed. You can then verify this by checking handBrake-CLI’s version.

$ HandBrakeCLI -u


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