This page hosts packages containing binaries of ffmpeg, ffprobe and ffplay.
These are compatible with Windows 7 and above. They may work on Windows Vista but that hasn't been tested.
If you're downloading ffmpeg to support features in a program such as Krita or Blender, the release essentials build is sufficient.

There are 4 Windows build variants available:

  • git full - built from master branch with a large set of libraries
  • git essentials - built from master branch with commonly-used libraries
  • release full - built from latest release branch with a large set of libraries
  • release essentials - built from latest release branch with commonly-used libraries

Feature libraries in essentials builds

avisynth+ libaom libass libfreetype libfribidi libgme libgsm libmp3lame libopencore-amrnb libopencore-amrwb libopenjpeg libopenmpt libopus librubberband libsrt libssh libspeex libtheora libvidstab libvmaf libvo-amrwbenc libvorbis libvpx libwebp libx264 libx265 libxvid libzimg libzmq sdl2

Additional feature libraries in full builds

chromaprint frei0r ladspa libbluray libbs2b libcaca libcdio libdav1d libflite libglslang libilbc libmodplug libmysofa librav1e librist libshine libsnappy libsoxr libsvtav1 libtwolame libzvbi opencl vulkan

Hardware support libraries in all builds

amf cuda cuvid d3d11va dxva2 libmfx nvdec nvenc

Unless you have a specific requirement, download one of the git builds. Unlike many software, releases are primarily made for the convenience of OS distributors and package managers and don't signify greater stability or maturity.

All builds are 64-bit and licensed as GPL v3. Tools are licensed as LGPL v3.
All variants are available as statically linked builds. In addition, the release full variant is available as a shared build with development files.

7z archives can be opened using the free 7-zip utility.

Last build update: 2021-06-23      Next build update: 2021-06-27



SHA256: 2d69d1e2668e7f73aeb31e403baab47bf098a920f796c47ef44d2183683fd081
SHA256: b8d864bf94ecf994620efc394b3dbcd6d283f3b4f637252760bf205739ddd085

Source code


SHA256: 3b18ea042dcc0865435f1a03d2c363f7bfd7cf8b52a3081253bc9d6afd1d823f (22MB)
SHA256: d77782fa3ea48a52a52bff35637cee14143480473a590e6eb3cb97d80488a513 (74MB)
SHA256: b61572975ece8a3fe86bb590edb0c5681d9e85a0332b305bdcfbf299344146e8
SHA256: 4aaf80f0ee78a9eb5a1396742fd51d1624a705bfa7ce263e9b440b8be7db5650

Source code


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SHA256: 4afa1cb974ba0d10aebb93a1e10220aa8b52c40cc57dda5461a05b807a06ae1d

Source code

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