Source Handbrake Homepage.
The application has been designed with usability in mind, which means that it comes with support for a wide range of video file formats, including any DVD-like source (VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or VOB file), encrypted DVDs, MKV, MPG, MP4, MOV, AVI, OGG, FLV and WMV.
The latest Version is 0.10.3
To install Handbrake just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk
That's all enjoy!