HB converts jpg's , too

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HB converts jpg's , too

Post by rex » Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:56 pm

Description of problem or question:
After upgrading from version 1.2 to 1.2.2 I am faced with the problem that Handbrake also converts jpg picture file to a video when I feed it a whole directory.

Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable):

Just highlight a directory and pull it over the handbrake window

HandBrake version (e.g., 1.0.0):


Operating system and version (e.g., Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Windows 10 Creators Update):

Windows 10

EDIT: Sorry for the inconvenience. After sending this post I noticed that the problem already was addressed here: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=38782

So I understand that the bug was introduced in the attempt to fix an inconvenience for users which need to convert rather small video files.
I hope the bug is fixed soon and we get an option to set the file size limit, or, even better IMHO, to edit a list of file extensions which Handbrake recognizes as being video files.

I just noticed that HB woul even try to convert a *.nfo file containing only text. I use to have screnshots, decription files like the nfo and the video(s) in the same directory and Handbrake's new behaviour is really annoying. I will try to install version 1.2 and wait for a version with a fix.

BTW, I use the GUI and find it very convenient that HB is able to process whole directories.
Are there any plans to add the ability for HB GUI to recurse subdirectories as well? This feature would be highly appreciated as my scripting abilities (using the CLI) are mediocre down to non-existent.

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