iFFmpeg256

New in version 3.0.5

- Improved compiling FFmpeg commandline.
- Improved H265Profile 10bit HDR preset.
- Fixed AAC option ’Stereo Encoding Mode’.
- Fixed issue with initialising trimming.
- Fixed issue reading the source LUFS values for  the EBU R128 audio filter.

Version : 3.0.0
- Now 100% native Apple Silicon.
- Added Dropzone feature - process source to several targets in one go.
- Merged Subtitle wizard with video/audio passthru wizard.
- Droplets are now created as Universal (Intel and Apple Silicon).
- Optimised for the latest FFmpeg versions.
- Added support for Homebrew and MacPorts FFmpeg versions (via FFmpeg Manager).
- Added AV1 codec support for WEBM containers.
- Added ALAC codec support for MP4 containers.
- Added support for Videotoolbox Prores (hardware accelerated encoding).
- Added support for Cineform HD for MOV and AVI containers.
- Added support for WEBP containers.
- Added TrueHD audio codec support for MP4 and MKV containers.
- Added support for JPEG2000 in MXF containers.
- Added support for PRORES in MXF containers.
- Added support for DNxHR in MXF containers.
- Added support for PCM 64bit.
- Added support for PCM 8bit.
- Added support for WAV 8bit.
- Added support for AV1 (both AOM-AV1 and SVT-AV1 encoders)
- Added FLAC audio codec support for MP4 containers.
- Added .mka file extension support.
- Added support for webvtt subtitles in webm containers.
- Added support for exporting to uncompressed TIFF format.
- Added support for exporting to TIFF 16bit format.
- Added support for JPEG-LS codec for MOV and MKV containers.
- Added support for DTS audio in MPEGPS and MPEG containers.
- Added support for PCM_DVD (24bit) audio in MPEGPS and MPEG containers.
- Added support for CRF with AV1 video codec.
- Added support for HEVC in .m2ts (AVCHD) containers.
- Added lossless option for HEVC.
- Added option ‘Dolby Vision Profile’ (x265).
- Added toolbar buttons in the FFmpeg Terminal log window.
- Added toolbar buttons in the Information window.
- Added toolbar search field control to filter information.
- Added left toolbar for Advanced options for easier navigation.
- Added advanced AV1 option in the Advanced selector
- Added Preferences option 'Create Thumbnail'.
- Added Preferences option 'Width' and 'Height' for thumbnail size.
- Added 'Encode to same folder as source' (Droplets).
- Added Sony PS5 preset.
- Added iPhone 13 preset.
- Added Nintendo Switch preset.
- Added H265 HDR to SDR [.mp4] preset.
- Now asks if you want to remove all batch list entries when using the 'Delete All' toolbar button.
- Now displays FPS value when encoding.
- Faster creating trimming preview images.
- Added option 'FFmpeg SHA/MD5 Check' (FFmpeg Manager).
- Added option 'Cineform HD Type'.
- Added Webp option 'Enable Lossless Mode'.
- Added Webp option 'Compression Level'.
- Added Webp option 'Configuration preset'.
- Added Webp option 'Enable Loop'.
- Added feature 'Check Integrity'.
- Added option 'Error Detect'.
- Added VideoToolBox option 'Compression quality for the alpha' for HEVC hardware accelerated encoding.
- Added VideoToolbox option 'Profile'. Baseline (H264 only),Main,Main10 (H265 only),High (H264 only),Extended (H264 only),Auto (Prores only),422 Proxy (Prores only),422 LT (Prores only),422 (Prores only),422 HQ (Prores only),4444 (Prores only),XQ (Prores only)
- Changed toolbar buttons for FFmpeg info, Watch Folder and Create Droplets.
- Added ‘bt470’, ‘bt470bg’ and ’smpte240m’ values to the Color Matrix video filter.
- Added V360 video filter to convert 360 movies.
- Added feature exporting images using scene select.
- Added feature to create thumbnail from destination file.
- Added toolbar button Dropzone/Batch view selector
- Now shows one, bigger, trimming preview image.
- Added preference option 'Auto switch to Batch view when using Drop Zone'.
- Added button to show Check Integrity window.
- Added option to create chapters for each file part (creating .iso)
- Added choice for "dB" or "%" when using Volume audio filter.
- Added 'Enable row based multi-threading' option.
- Added 'Disable Constrained Directional Enhancement Filter' option.
- Added 'Disable Intra Block Copy Prediction Mode' option.
- Added 'Disable Global Motion for Block Prediction' option.
- Added 'Usage' option.
- Added 'Amount of noise to be removed' option.
- Added 'Denoise block size' option.
- Added 'Datarate Undershoot' option.
- Added 'Datarate Overshoot' option.
- Added 'Disable Frame Parallel decodability features' option.
- Added 'GOP min. Bitrate' option.
- Added 'GOP max. Bitrate' option.
- Added 'CPU Used' option.
- Added EBU R128 audio filter.
- Added option 'Target LUFS value'.
- Added Loudness Normalization audio filter.
- Added 'Loudness Mode' option.
- Added 'Loudness Target' option.
- Added 'Loudness Range Target' option.
- Added 'Loudness Maximum True peak' option.
- Added 'Normalise by linearly scaling the source audio' option.
- Added 'Treat mono input files as 'dual mono' option.
- Added 'measured_I' option.
- Added 'measured_LRA' option.
- Added 'measured_TP' option.
- Added 'measured_thresh' option.
- Added 'offset' option.
- Added audio filter 'Declick'.
- Added option 'Window size'.
- Added option 'Window overlap'.
- Added option 'Autoregression order'.
- Added option 'Threshold'.
- Added option 'Burst fusion'.
- Added option 'Method'.
- Added audio filter 'Exciter'.
- Added option 'Input Level'.
- Added option 'Output Level'.
- Added option 'Amount of harmonics added'.
- Added option 'Amount of newly created harmonics'.
- Added option 'Octave of newly created harmonics'.
- Added option 'Lower frequency limit'.
- Added option 'Upper frequency limit'.
- Added video filter 'MPDecimate'.
- Added option 'Max.frames to e dropped'.
- Added option 'Hi threshold'.
- Added option 'Lo threshold'.
- Added option 'Frac threshold'.
- Added option 'Fix timestamps for smooth playback'.
- Added editable BoxBlur filter.
- Added video filter 'Block-Matching Denoiser'.
- Added option 'Denoising strength'.
- Added option 'Local Patch Size'.
- Added option 'Sliding step for processing blocks'.
- Added option 'Max. number of similar blocks'.
- Added option 'Radius block matching'.
- Added option 'Step between two locations'.
- Added option 'Threshold error'.
- Added option 'Thresholding for hard thresholding'.
- Added option 'Filtering estimation mode'.
- Added option 'Use 2nd stream for block matching'.
- Added option 'Use AV Encoder' (AOM-AV1 or SVT-AV1)
- Added option 'Hierarchical prediction levels'
- Added option 'Look ahead distance'.
- Added option 'Encoding preset'.
- Added option 'Operating point tier'.
- Added option 'Bit rate control mode'.
- Added option 'Log2 of number of tile columns'.
- Added option 'Log2 of number of tile rows'.
- Added option 'Scene change detection'.
- Added 'Enable Row Based Multi-threading' AV1 option.
- Added 'Disable Global Motion for Block Prediction' AV1 option.
- Added 'Disable Constrained Directional Enhancement Filter' AV1 option.
- Added 'Disable Intra Block Copy Prediction Mode' AV1 option.
- Added 'Disable Frame Parallel Decodability Features' AV1 option.
- Added 'Usage' AV1 option.
- Added 'Amount of noise to be removed' AV1 option.
- Added 'Denoise block size' AV1 option.
- Added 'Datarate undershoot' AV1 option.
- Added 'Datarate overshoot' AV1 option.
- Added 'GOP min bitrate' AV1 option.
- Added 'GOP max bitrate' AV1 option.
- Added 'Quality/Speed ratio modifier' AV1 option.
- Added 'Threshold on blocks to be skipped' AV1 option.
- Added 'Frame drop threshold' AV1 option.
- Added 'Tune' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable rectangular partitions' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable 1:4/4:1 partitions' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable ab shape partitions' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable angle delta intra prediction' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable chroma predicted from luma intra prediction' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable filter intra predictor' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable intra edge filter' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable smooth intra prediction mode' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable paeth predictor in intra prediction' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable palette prediction mode' AV1 option.
- Added 'Enable 64-pt transform' AV1 option.
- Added the possibility to scroll text (Draw Text video filter)
- Added option 'Enable scrolling'.
- Added option 'Scroll Speed'.
- Added v360 filter.
- Added 'Input Format' option.
- Added 'Output Format' option.
- Added 'Interpolation method' option.
- Added 'Input stereo format' option.
- Added 'Output stereo format' option.
- Added 'Yaw' option.
- Added 'Pitch' option.
- Added 'Roll' option.
- Added 'Rotation order' option.
- Added 'Flip the output video horizontally' option.
- Added 'Flip the output video vertically' option.
- Added 'Flip the output video depth' option.
- Added 'Input video is transposed' option.
- Added 'Output video is transposed' option.
- Added 'Build mask in alpha plane' option.
- Added option 'DTS profile'.
- Added option 'Copy MOV Metadata Tags'.
- Updated using the Delogo video filter.
- Added 'write_bext' option (WAV).
- Added Zscale video filter.
- Added option 'Zscale Video size'.
- Added option 'Zscale Dither type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Resize filter type type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Color Range type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Color Primaries type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Transfer Characteristics type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Colorspace Matrix type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Input Color Range type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Input Color Primaries type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Input Transfer Characteristics type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Input Colorspace Matrix type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Output Chroma Location type'.
- Added option 'Zscale Input Chroma location type'.
- Added several LUT files (for LUT 3D video filter).
- Added x264 option 'AVC-Intra class'.
- Added option 'Set Input TS Scale'.
- Added 'EBU 3213-E' to color primaries.
- Added + and - buttons to add and remove FFmpeg files in the FFmpeg Manager.
- Add new menu item 'Start' with key-short CMD+E
- Add new menu item 'Start Selected' with key-short CONTROL+E
- Add new menu item 'Start and Edit Selected' with key-short CONTROL+OPTION+E
- Create droplet window is now a sheet window.
- Rewritten code to compile FFmpeg command line.
- Now verifies if the installed FFmpeg has support for x265 10bit and 12bit.
- Now verifies if hardware has support for hardware accelerated encoding.
- Now verifies if the installed FFmpeg is ARM or Intel build.
- Removing a FFmpeg file in the FFmpeg manager, now also removes the actually FFmpeg file.
- Changed Hard Subtitles' to 'Hardburn Subtitles’.
- Now plays a sound when encoding is finished by default.
- Improved handling more than 1 one audio stream.
- Improved importing and scanning files (up to 50% faster).
- Improved handling large amount of batch files.
- Improved copying streams from VOB to MKV container.
- Improved FFmpeg diagnostics feature.
- Improved H265 Main Profile 10bit HDR preset.
- Improved encoding to movies with fps 59,94
- Improved handling Fonts in Drawtext video filter.
- Improved FFmpeg install manager.
- Improved value sliders.
- Improved compiling FFmpeg commandline for hardware accelerated encoding.
- Improved OGG support (now uses libvorbis by default when available).
- Improved FFmpeg search feature.
- Improved saving user presets.
- Improved Wachfolder feature.
- Improved trimming handling (especially when copy/paste settings).
- Improved preview feature (faster and simplified).
- Fixed issue setting the FOURCC value when switching video codecs.
- Fixed issue when encoding to HEVC with hardware encoding acceleration (macOS Monterey).
- Fixed issue alignment of small batch view when running macOS 11 or higher.
- Fixed issue setting up the audio Merge filter.
- Fixed issue changing the mouse pointer when using the trim ends.
- Fixed issue settings the correct keyint and GOP size.
- Fixed issue adding -vsync option.
- Fixed issue using MPEG2VIDEO in .m2ts (AVCHD) containers.

Important! ffWorks does not include a compiled FFmpeg file. You have to compile or download this yourself.

For macOS 64bit 10.11 and higher (Native Apple Silicon and Intel)



FFmpeg files for macOS

Download FFmpeg (osxexperts version - both Intel and Apple Silicon).

Download FFmpeg (Martin Riedl’s version - both Intel and Apple Silicon).

Download FFmpeg (Tessus version - Intel only)

FFmpeg Source

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FFmpeg build Scripts

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FFmpeg Compile Tutorial

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