FFmpeg 2.2.1 Officially Released

This is a minor release, but users should upgrade if they get the chance

The FFmpeg 2.2.1 package, a complete solution to record, convert, and stream audio and video, has been officially released and is now available for download.

FFmpeg developers released a major 2.2 update only a few weeks ago, and a lot of new features have been added, such as HNM version 4 demuxer and video decoder, Live HDS muxer, a complete Voxware MetaSound decoder, WebP encoding via libwebp, VP8 in Ogg demuxing, libx265 encoder, and more.

The current FFmpeg version, which has been dubbed “Muybridge” is just a maintenance release, with a few fixes and improvements, but you should upgrade nonetheless if you have the chance.

“It is the latest stable FFmpeg release from the 2.2 release branch, which was cut from master on 2014-03-01. Amongst lots of other changes, it includes all changes from ffmpeg-mt, libav master of 2014-03-01, libav 10 as of 2014-04-10,” reads the official announcement,

FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter, and play pretty much any media that humans and machines have created.

A complete list of updates, features, and other fixes can be found in the official announcement. You can download FFmpeg 2.2.1 right now from Softpedia.

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