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👻 A curated list of awesome FFmpeg resources.
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Apr 20th - Apr 26th, 2020


  • editlystars3.4k - Declarative video editing tool and library with slick animations and transitions.
  • May 20th - May 26th, 2019


  • ffparserstars4 - Parse input stream by frames directly into your code as a buffer.
  • Aug 13th - Aug 19th, 2018


  • tangerine - Webcam streaming service using Node.js, FFmpeg, WebSockets, and Lad.
  • ffmpeg-concatstars614 - Concats a list of videos together using FFmpeg with sexy OpenGL transitions.
  • ffmpeg-extract-framesstars50 - Extracts screenshots from a video using FFmpeg.
  • ffmpeg.jsstars2.7k - Port of FFmpeg to JavaScript via Emscripten. Allows for limited FFmpeg use on the client-side.
  • ffmpeg-staticstars643 - Provides static FFmpeg binaries for macOS, Linux, and Windows. Very useful for CI testing.
  • Community

  • Stack Overflow
  • Mailing Lists
  • IRC
  • Docs

  • Filters - Docs for FFmpeg's powerful filter chains (scaling, cropping, concatenating, merging, etc.). This is one of my most visited links when working with FFmpeg.
  • Man page - Official FFmpeg man page.
  • CLI flags - A comprehensive list of all FFmpeg commandline flags. Really useful for searching random flags that you come across in the wild.
  • Aug 6th - Aug 12th, 2018


  • ffmpeg-gl-transitionstars474 - FFmpeg filter for applying GLSL transitions between video streams (gl-transitions).
  • Jul 30th - Aug 5th, 2018


  • ijkplayerstars30.5k - Android / iOS video player based on FFmpeg.
  • Tutorials

  • Applying OpenGL Shaders with FFmpeg - And follow-up.
  • Jul 23rd - Jul 29th, 2018


  • - Where it all starts.
  • Wiki & Bug Tracker - Lots of great info on here.
  • Tutorials

  • How to Write a Video Player in Less Than 1k Lines
  • Apr 30th - May 6th, 2018


  • gif-extract-framesstars21 - Extracts frames from GIFs including inter-frame coalescing.
  • Apr 2nd - Apr 8th, 2018


  • fluent-ffmpegstars6.4k - A fluent API to FFmpeg. If you only use one tool from this list, it should be this one.
  • ffmpeg-generate-video-previewstars118 - Generates an attractive image strip or GIF preview from a video.
  • ffmpeg-on-progressstars10 - Utility for robustly reporting progress with fluent-ffmpeg.
  • ffmpeg-probestars10 - Wrapper around ffprobe for getting info about media files.
  • ffmpeg-extract-framestars12 - Extracts a single frame from a video.
  • ffmpeg-extract-audiostars11 - Extracts an audio stream from a media file.
  • Mobile

  • simplest ffmpeg mobilestars1.9k - FFmpeg examples for Android and iOS.
  • Tutorials

  • Learn FFmpeg libav the Hard Waystars7.9k
  • Last Checked At: 2022-06-24T18:29:33.265Z


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