Compare Handbrake vs Media Encoder CC

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comparison of Handbrake vs. Media Encoder CC
based on data from user reviews. Handbrake rates 4.6/5 stars with 65 reviews. Media Encoder CC rates 4.5/5 stars with 73 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
9.2
(Based on 64 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 71 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.2
(Based on 64 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 71 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
9.5
(Based on 9 reviews)
9.2
(Based on 13 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
9.5
(Based on 9 reviews)
9.5
(Based on 12 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
8.1
(Based on 30 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 54 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
9.7
(Based on 6 reviews)
9.5
(Based on 9 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
7.7
(Based on 64 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 70 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
60.3%
61.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
19.0%
24.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
20.6%
13.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
11.5%
Marketing and Advertising
28.3%
 
Computer Software
10.4%
Media Production
11.1%
 
Higher Education
10.4%
Broadcast Media
7.1%
 
Entertainment
9.4%
Entertainment
6.1%
 
Graphic Design
5.2%
Motion Pictures and Film
6.1%
 
Other
53.1%
Other
41.4%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

I use Handbrake for converting many video types and for ripping DVDs I own to put them in iTunes. It has great controls for adjusting the picture quality, audio, subtitles, and it also has great presets built in so you don't have to know all the nitty...

Stephen Y.
User in Religious Institutions

I really like the ability to dump renders into the background so that it doesn't tie up the program that I am exporting from. Nothing is more frustrating that being locked out of Premiere or After Effects because you are rendering something. It's really...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Stephen S.
User in Sports

I dislike the consistency and reliability of the program. And by that I mean that there are often times when I choose a specific output format and when it's done encoding, the file isn't in the format I chose and requires me to do further conversion.

Michael H.
User in Design

The encoder has a multitude of presets (more than can fit on the screen when you open up the menu) but no support for DVD encoding. This limitation is probably less significant with each passing year as more and more laptops don't even have an optical...

 
 
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