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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/16/2016.

FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec – the leading audio/video codec library.


This package is for the stable ffmpeg version with shared libraries.

To install FFmpeg, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ffmpeg --version 2.8.5

To upgrade FFmpeg, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ffmpeg --version 2.8.5


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'ffmpeg'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    try {
      $destinationFolder = Split-Path $script:MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path
      $binRoot = Get-BinRoot
      $oldDestinationFolders = @(
        (Join-Path $env:SystemDrive 'tools\ffmpeg'),
        (Join-Path $binRoot 'ffmpeg')
      foreach ($oldDestFolder in $oldDestinationFolders) {
        if (Test-Path $oldDestFolder) {
          Write-Output @"
    Warning: Deprecated installation folder detected: ${oldDestFolder}.
    Please manually remove that folder. This package now installs the ffmpeg binaries to ${scriptDir}\ffmpeg,
    which is a better choice.
      Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $destinationFolder $url64
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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Release Notes;a=shortlog;h=n2.8.5

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
FFmpeg 4.0.1 3644 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 approved
FFmpeg 4.0 8056 Saturday, April 28, 2018 approved
FFmpeg 3.4.2 6992 Thursday, February 22, 2018 approved
FFmpeg 3.4.1 6991 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 approved
FFmpeg 3.4 5347 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved
FFmpeg 3.3.4 1146 Saturday, October 14, 2017 approved
FFmpeg 3.3.3 4820 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 approved
FFmpeg 3.3.2 3705 Tuesday, June 27, 2017 approved
FFmpeg 3.3.1 3542 Saturday, May 20, 2017 approved
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