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Knowing which software products ship, embed, or bundle FFmpeg, which release branches they use, and their support lifecycles, can help the FFmpeg project determine how to best devote resources in maintaining older release branches of FFmpeg. Feel free to contribute or update information on this page.

Linux Distributions

Linux Distributions FFmpeg branch EOL date
Arch Linux1 latest, 2.8 rolling release
Debian Oldstable (Jessie)5 3.2 (backports) 2020-05 (End of LTS)
Debian Stable (Stretch)5 3.2 2022-06 (End of LTS)
Debian Testing†5 3.3 unreleased
Debian Unstable (Sid)5 latest rolling release
Fedora 25*2 3.1, 0.6 2017-12-14
Fedora 26*2 3.3, 0.6 Fedora 28 release date + 1 month (2018-06)
Fedora 27*2 3.3 Fedora 29 release date + 1 month
Gentoo Stable3 3.3 rolling release
Gentoo Unstable3 latest rolling release
Mageia 5 2.4 2017-12-31
Mageia 6 2.8 2019-01-16
OpenMandriva 2014 2.5 ?
OpenMandriva 3 3.0 ?
Red Hat EL 6*2 0.10 2020-11-30 (End of production phase 3)
Red Hat EL 7* 2.3 2024-06-30 (End of production phase 3)
ROSA 2012 LTS 0.7 2017
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11*4 2.8 2019-03-31 (End of general support)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12*4 2.8 2024-10-31 (End of general support)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial6 2.8 2021-04
Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty6 3.2 2018-01
Ubuntu 17.10 Artful6 3.2 2018-07
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic†6 3.3 unreleased

End-of-life releases

Linux Distributions FFmpeg branch EOL date
Fedora 18*2 1.0 2014-01-14
Fedora 19*2 1.2 2015-01-09
Fedora 20*2 2.1 2015-06-26
Fedora 21*2 2.4 2015-12-01
Fedora 22*2 2.6 2016-07-19
Fedora 23*2 2.8 2016-12-20
Fedora 24*2 3.0, 0.6 2017-08-08
Mageia 3 1.1 2014-11-19
Mageia 4 2.0 2015-09-19
OpenMandriva 2013.0 1.2 2014-09-26
openSUSE 11.1* 2.1 2011-01-14
openSUSE 11.2* 2.1 2011-05-12
openSUSE 11.3* 0.10 2012-01-20
openSUSE 11.4* 2.8 2015-07 (Evergreen)
openSUSE 12.1*4 2.2 2013-05-15
openSUSE 12.2*4 2.3 2014-01-15
openSUSE 12.3*4 2.6 2014-09-15
openSUSE 13.1*4 2.8 2016-11 (Evergreen)
openSUSE 13.2*4 2.8 2017-01-16
Red Hat EL 5*2 pre-0.5 master 2017-03-31 (End of production phase 3)
ROSA 2012.1 2.1 2014-08-10 (when ROSA 2014.1 was released)
ROSA 2014.1 2.8 fall, 2016
Ubuntu 15.046 2.5 2016-02-04
Ubuntu 15.106 2.7 2016-07-28
Ubuntu 16.106 3.0 2017-07

Software

Projects FFmpeg branch EOL date
Avidemux 2.6.20 3.0 ?
MythTV 0.27.x 1.2 0.28 release (?)
MythTV 0.28.x† latest unreleased

Old releases

Projects FFmpeg branch EOL date
Avidemux 2.6.12 2.7 2016-08-18 (2.6.13 release)
MythTV 0.26.x 0.10 2013-09-18 (0.27 release)

Notes

* Third-party or non-official repository

Future release

References

1 See https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/ffmpeg/. Also provided as dependency for a few packages: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/ffmpeg2.8/

2 Via RPM Fusion.

3 See http://packages.gentoo.org/package/media-video/ffmpeg.

4 The relevant source for ffmpeg packages is http://packman.links2linux.org/package/ffmpeg. See also https://software.opensuse.org/package/ffmpeg for alternative sources. These packages are considered "unstable", because they are uploaded by users.

5 See https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ffmpeg.

6 See https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ffmpeg.

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