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5.0 'Lorentz' (LTS) 4 months ago
(17 Jan 2022)
Yes 5.0.1
4.4 'Rao' 1 year ago
(09 Apr 2021)
Yes 4.4.2
4.3 '4:3' 1 year and 11 months ago
(15 Jun 2020)
Yes 4.3.4
4.2 'Ada' 2 years and 10 months ago
(21 Jul 2019)
Yes 4.2.7
4.1 'al-Khwarizmi' 3 years and 6 months ago
(02 Nov 2018)
Yes 4.1.9
4.0 'Wu' 4 years ago
(16 Apr 2018)
Ended 1 year and 10 months ago
(03 Jul 2020)
4.0.6
3.4 'Cantor' 4 years and 7 months ago
(11 Oct 2017)
Yes 3.4.11
3.3 'Hilbert' 5 years ago
(02 Apr 2017)
Ended 3 years and 6 months ago
(18 Nov 2018)
3.3.9
3.2 'Hypatia' 5 years and 6 months ago
(26 Oct 2016)
Yes 3.2.18
3.1 'Laplace' 5 years and 10 months ago
(26 Jun 2016)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(25 Sep 2017)
3.1.11
3.0 'Einstein' 6 years ago
(14 Feb 2016)
Ended 3 years and 6 months ago
(28 Oct 2018)
3.0.12
2.8 'Feynman' 6 years and 8 months ago
(05 Sep 2015)
Yes 2.8.20
2.7 'Nash' 6 years and 11 months ago
(09 Jun 2015)
Ended 6 years ago
(30 Apr 2016)
2.7.7
2.6 'Grothendieck' 7 years ago
(06 Mar 2015)
Ended 6 years ago
(03 May 2016)
2.6.9
2.5 'Bohr' 7 years ago
(15 Dec 2014)
Ended 6 years ago
(02 Feb 2016)
2.5.11
2.4 'Fresnel' 7 years ago
(14 Sep 2014)
Ended 4 years ago
(31 Dec 2017)
2.4.14
2.3 'Mandelbrot' 7 years and 10 months ago
(16 Jul 2014)
Ended 7 years ago
(06 Jan 2015)
2.3.6
2.2 'Muybridge' 8 years ago
(01 Mar 2014)
Ended 6 years and 11 months ago
(18 Jun 2015)
2.2.16
2.1 'Fourier' 8 years ago
(28 Oct 2013)
Ended 7 years ago
(30 Apr 2015)
2.1.8
2.0 'Nameless' 8 years ago
(10 Jul 2013)
Ended 6 years and 11 months ago
(10 Jun 2015)
2.0.7
1.2 'Magic' 9 years ago
(07 Mar 2013)
Ended 7 years ago
(12 Feb 2015)
1.2.12
1.1 'Fire Flower' 9 years ago
(06 Jan 2013)
Ended 7 years ago
(13 Mar 2015)
1.1.16
1.0 'Angel' 9 years ago
(28 Sep 2012)
Ended 7 years and 10 months ago
(20 Jul 2014)
1.0.10
0.9 'Harmony' 10 years ago
(11 Dec 2011)
Ended 8 years ago
(21 Mar 2014)
0.9.4
0.11 'Happiness' 9 years ago
(25 May 2012)
Ended 8 years ago
(10 Mar 2014)
0.11.5
0.8 'Love' 10 years ago
(21 Jun 2011)
Ended 8 years ago
(06 Oct 2013)
0.8.15
0.10 'Freedom' 10 years ago
(26 Jan 2012)
Ended 7 years ago
(12 Mar 2015)
0.10.16
0.7 'Peace' 10 years ago
(21 Jun 2011)
Ended 7 years ago
(12 Mar 2015)
0.7.17
0.6 'Works with HTML5' 12 years ago
(04 May 2010)
Ended 8 years ago
(23 Sep 2013)
0.6.7
0.5 'half-way to world domination A.K.A. the belligerent blue bike shed' 13 years ago
(02 Mar 2009)
Ended 7 years ago
(29 Nov 2014)
0.5.15

FFmpeg is a free and open-source software project consisting of a suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio, and other multimedia files and streams. It is the core of software such as VLC, MPV, Blender, Audacity, HandBrake, OBS Studio, and much more. Full list of capabilities are found in their documentation.

Releases

Starting with the first LTS release FFmpeg 5.0 “Lorentz”, FFmpeg is releasing one major release per year, and a LTS every other year. Note that these releases are intended for distributors and system integrators, not for end users. End users are usually encouraged to use the latest git snapshots instead.

More information is available on the FFmpeg website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
ffmpeg -version

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub. This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/ffmpeg.json. See the API Documentation for more.