FFmpeg 2.2.4, a complete solution to record, convert, and stream audio and video, has been released and comes with a few updated packages.
FFmpeg 2.2.4 is the latest major release and this current build is just a maintenance version, with a few updates and minor changes.
“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 10.1 as of 2014-06-23,” reads the official announcement.
A number of packages have been updated in this release, including libavutil, libavcodec, libavformat, libavdevice, and a few others.
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.
The latest branch of FFmpeg, 2.2.x, comes with a lot of new features, 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.
Keep in mind that this is the source packages, which means that you will have to compile it. You can also wait until this version hits the repositories.