Portable Hybrid for Windows 2023.03.17.1
Hybrid Portable is a cross-platform (Linux/Windows/MacOS (non-ARM) Qt interface for a wide range of other tools that can convert most input formats into audio formats and containers. and popular videos, see the feature list for more details.
Combines multiple video processing utilities in one package, allowing you to convert multiple file types to different media formats, perform markup and mixing operations, and automate common tasks.
One of the main advantages of Hybrid Portable is the range of formats supported. Besides common video files, it can handle VC-1 and AVC raw inputs (as well as all other file types that mplayer and ffmpeg can decode), supports x264, Xvid, VP8, x265 and ProRes.
The built-in video encoder can handle multiple encoding modes, each with specific settings (bitrate, constant bitrate factor, etc.), providing compatibility with multiple sets of methods media, including Blu-ray or AVCHD discs. The audio extraction function can be used to create MP3, OGG, AAC, FLAC, AC3, DTS and other similar formats. Hybrid comes with many configuration options to meet the needs of more advanced users. You can change the encoding mode, adjust the bitrate, set the intensity and entropy encoding mode, resize the loaded image, change the aspect ratio, crop the image manually or Let the app do it for you with the “auto crop” feature.
Besides, it also has filtering capabilities, helping you to improve the quality of media files before encoding. Among the available options you can find deinterlacing, telecine, color adjustment, sharpening, denoising, horizontal and vertical denoising, transient noise reduction, and more. The app can manage subtitles and perform markup operations for video, audio, and subtitle streams, while the built-in chapter editor can help adjust chapter titles and edit video structure. For your convenience, Hybrid includes a task scheduler that helps you automate various tasks.
Hybrid’s feature set makes it a great tool for video processing operations, offering a variety of configuration settings you can experiment with. While these might be a bit overwhelming for a beginner, more experienced users will definitely appreciate them.
Hybrid is for advanced users. It is not intended to be a tool used by everyone. It is not intended to appeal to hobbyists who need a wizard-like interface. If you don’t know the basics of containers, video formats, etc. Hybrid is not for you.
Here’s a general feature list:
- tagging support for avi/mkv/mp4/mov
- chapter support for mkv/mp4/Blu-ray
- subtitle support for mkv/mp4/Blu-ray
- separated audio-, video-, filter- and ‘a/v-combi’-profiles
- an integrated bitrate calculator
- accepts raw VC-1, AVC, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 ASP input files
- manual&automatic creation&pass-through of chapters
- ability to encode single title/chapters
- a job/queue based processing system
- AAC/MP3/AC-3/Vorbis/Opus/FLAC/DTS/PCM/EAC-3 audio encoding using dcaenc/MEncoder/FFmpeg/Aften and different AAC-encoders
- supported aac encoders: qaac, FDK AAC, faac, fhg, neroaacenc
- filtering through Vapoursynth, Avisynth (Windows only) and some basic filtering through FFmpeg
- accepted input: avs and nearly everything that mplayer/ffmpeg can decode
- supported video output formats: MPEG-4 ASP (Xvid), MPEG-4 AVC (x264, qsvencc, nvencc, vceencc, ffmpeg nvenc), VP8/VP9 (vpxenc), ProRes (ffmpeg), MPEG-4 HEVC (x265, kvazaar, DivX265, nvencc, qsvencc, vceencc, ffmpeg nvenc), FFV1 (ffmpeg), UT video (ffmpeg), FFvHuff (ffmpeg), AV-1 (aomenc, rav1e)
- supported audio output formats: dts, ac3, ogg vorbis, mp3, aac, flac, pcm, opus, pass-through
- supported containers: mov/mp4/mkv/m2ts/webm/avi, Blu-ray or a AVCHD structure
- audio/video pass-through -> can be used for muxing, tagging, chapter editing
- a bunch of options to automate stuff