All platforms: A new version of the most popular media converter for Lifehacker readers, Handbrake, adds several useful features like universal input (it's not just for DVDs any more), better video quality, and now integration with VLC to do DVD decryption. Download version 0.9.3 and see the full release notes here. [via]
HandBrake Media Converter Gets Even Better
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