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fmedia is a fast asynchronous media player/recorder/converter for Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.
It provides smooth playback and recording even if devices are very slow.
It's highly customizable and can be easily extended with additional plugins.
Its low CPU and memory consumption saves energy when running on a notebook's battery.

Play or convert audio files, record new audio tracks from microphone, save songs from Internet radio, and much more!
fmedia is free and open-source project, and you can use it as a standalone application or as a library for your own software.

fmedia can decode: .mp3, .ogg (Vorbis, Opus), .opus, .m4a/.mp4 (AAC, ALAC, MPEG), .mka/.mkv (AAC, ALAC, MPEG, Vorbis), .avi (AAC, MPEG), .aac, .mpc, .flac, .ape, .wv, .wav.

fmedia can encode into: .mp3, .ogg, .opus, .m4a (AAC), .flac, .wav.

You'll find more detailed information about fmedia in README.txt file inside the package.

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

C:\> choco install fmedia

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

C:\> choco upgrade fmedia


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'fmedia'
    $url32      = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $checksum32 = 'cf84ee4dff8c77d22249c3fd6addc8c206f948d137e520954932b098fd1d8561'
    $checksum64 = 'bf7f0d7c9a9c38c1ebf2c4a49c36656e80cb5b433de5b36d12692c985b62bf42'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url32" `
                                 -Url64Bit "$url64" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum32" `
                                 -ChecksumType "sha256" `
                                 -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                                 -ChecksumType64 "sha256" `

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Simon Zolin


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
fmedia 1.9 40 Monday, June 10, 2019 approved
fmedia 1.8 42 Thursday, May 2, 2019 approved
fmedia 1.6 46 Monday, March 18, 2019 approved
fmedia 1.5 50 Thursday, February 14, 2019 approved
fmedia 1.4 60 Thursday, January 10, 2019 approved
fmedia 1.3 50 Monday, December 10, 2018 approved
fmedia 1.2 61 Monday, November 19, 2018 approved
fmedia 1.1 61 Sunday, October 14, 2018 approved
fmedia 1.0.1 58 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 approved
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