FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec - the leading audio/video codec library.
FFmpeg is free software licensed under the LGPL or GPL depending on your choice of configuration options. If you use FFmpeg or its constituent libraries, you must adhere to the terms of the license in question. You can find basic compliance information and get licensing help on our license and legal considerations page (http://
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All packages Packages in Distributions
ffmpeg-extra source package in Lucid
Version 4:0.5.9-0ubuntu0.10.04.3 uploaded on 2013-01-25
ffmpeg source package in Xenial
Version 7:2.8.2-1ubuntu1 uploaded on 2015-11-19
ffmpeg source package in Wily
Version 7:2.7.3-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 uploaded on 2015-11-24
ffmpeg source package in Vivid
Version 7:2.5.8-0ubuntu0.15.04.1 uploaded on 2015-08-07
ffmpeg source package in Squeeze
Version 4:0.5.10-1 uploaded on 2013-02-23