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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.

Release Released Supported Latest
5.1 'Riemann' (LTS) 6 months ago
(22 Jul 2022)
Yes 5.1.2
(25 Sep 2022)
5.0 'Lorentz' (LTS) 1 year ago
(14 Jan 2022)
Yes 5.0.2
(04 Nov 2022)
4.4 'Rao' 1 year and 9 months ago
(08 Apr 2021)
Yes 4.4.3
(09 Oct 2022)
4.3 '4:3' 2 years and 7 months ago
(15 Jun 2020)
Yes 4.3.5
(10 Oct 2022)
4.2 'Ada' 3 years and 5 months ago
(05 Aug 2019)
Yes 4.2.8
(11 Oct 2022)
4.1 'al-Khwarizmi' 4 years ago
(06 Nov 2018)
Yes 4.1.10
(21 Oct 2022)
4.0 'Wu' 4 years and 9 months ago
(20 Apr 2018)
Ended 2 years and 7 months ago
(03 Jul 2020)
4.0.6
3.4 'Cantor' 5 years ago
(15 Oct 2017)
Yes 3.4.12
(27 Oct 2022)
3.3 'Hilbert' 5 years and 9 months ago
(13 Apr 2017)
Ended 4 years ago
(18 Nov 2018)
3.3.9
3.2 'Hypatia' 6 years ago
(27 Oct 2016)
Yes 3.2.19
(28 Oct 2022)
3.1 'Laplace' 6 years ago
(27 Jun 2016)
Ended 5 years ago
(25 Sep 2017)
3.1.11
3.0 'Einstein' 6 years and 11 months ago
(15 Feb 2016)
Ended 4 years ago
(28 Oct 2018)
3.0.12
2.8 'Feynman' 7 years ago
(09 Sep 2015)
Yes 2.8.21
(30 Oct 2022)
2.7 'Nash' 7 years ago
(10 Jun 2015)
Ended 6 years and 9 months ago
(30 Apr 2016)
2.7.7
2.6 'Grothendieck' 7 years and 11 months ago
(07 Mar 2015)
Ended 6 years and 9 months ago
(03 May 2016)
2.6.9
2.5 'Bohr' 8 years ago
(04 Dec 2014)
Ended 6 years and 12 months ago
(02 Feb 2016)
2.5.11
2.4 'Fresnel' 8 years ago
(14 Sep 2014)
Ended 5 years ago
(31 Dec 2017)
2.4.14
2.3 'Mandelbrot' 8 years ago
(16 Jul 2014)
Ended 8 years ago
(06 Jan 2015)
2.3.6
2.2 'Muybridge' 8 years ago
(23 Mar 2014)
Ended 7 years ago
(18 Jun 2015)
2.2.16
2.1 'Fourier' 9 years ago
(28 Oct 2013)
Ended 7 years ago
(30 Apr 2015)
2.1.8
2.0 'Nameless' 9 years ago
(10 Jul 2013)
Ended 7 years ago
(10 Jun 2015)
2.0.7
1.2 'Magic' 9 years ago
(15 Mar 2013)
Ended 7 years and 11 months ago
(12 Feb 2015)
1.2.12
1.1 'Fire Flower' 10 years ago
(06 Jan 2013)
Ended 7 years and 10 months ago
(13 Mar 2015)
1.1.16
1.0 'Angel' 10 years ago
(28 Sep 2012)
Ended 8 years ago
(20 Jul 2014)
1.0.10
0.11 'Happiness' 10 years ago
(25 May 2012)
Ended 8 years and 10 months ago
(10 Mar 2014)
0.11.5
0.10 'Freedom' 11 years ago
(26 Jan 2012)
Ended 7 years and 10 months ago
(12 Mar 2015)
0.10.16
0.9 'Harmony' 11 years ago
(11 Dec 2011)
Ended 8 years ago
(21 Mar 2014)
0.9.4
0.8 'Love' 11 years ago
(21 Jun 2011)
Ended 9 years ago
(06 Oct 2013)
0.8.15
0.7 'Peace' 11 years ago
(21 Jun 2011)
Ended 7 years and 10 months ago
(12 Mar 2015)
0.7.17
0.6 'Works with HTML5' 12 years ago
(04 May 2010)
Ended 9 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 8 years ago
(29 Nov 2014)
0.5.15

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 :octocat: . 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 information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/ffmpeg.ics.

This page was last updated on 20 December 2022. Latest releases are automatically updated.