FFmpeg4Sharp 6.0.0

dotnet add package FFmpeg4Sharp --version 6.0.0                
NuGet\Install-Package FFmpeg4Sharp -Version 6.0.0                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="FFmpeg4Sharp" Version="6.0.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add FFmpeg4Sharp --version 6.0.0                
#r "nuget: FFmpeg4Sharp, 6.0.0"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install FFmpeg4Sharp as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=FFmpeg4Sharp&version=6.0.0

// Install FFmpeg4Sharp as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=FFmpeg4Sharp&version=6.0.0                


A FFmpeg.AutoGen Warpper Library.

NuGet version (FFmpeg4Sharp) NuGet downloads (FFmpeg4Sharp) Build status

This is NOT a ffmpeg command-line library.
dev branch is under construction.
FFmpeg API are unstable, please use ffmpeg library version > 5


Manually download the *.dll files that comply with the license from ffmpeg.org.

NuGet\Install-Package FFmpeg4Sharp
using FFmpeg.AutoGen;
using FFmpegSharp;

Mux and encode

/// Create a video file
var fps = 29.97d;
var width = 800;
var heith = 600;
var output = "path-to-your-output-file.mp4";
using (var muxer = MediaMuxer.Create(output))
    using (var encoder = MediaEncoder.CreateVideoEncoder(muxer.Format, width, heith, fps, otherSettings: _ => _.ThreadCount = 10))
        var stream = muxer.AddStream(encoder);
        using (var vFrame = MediaFrame.CreateVideoFrame(width, heith, encoder.PixFmt))
            for (var i = 0; i < 300; i++)
                // Your code to fill AVFrame.data
                vFrame.Pts = i;
                foreach (var packet in encoder.EncodeFrame(vFrame))
                    packet.StreamIndex = stream.Index;
                    muxer.WritePacket(packet, encoder.TimeBase);
        muxer.FlushCodecs(new[] { encoder });

Demux and decode

/// Video to BGR images
var input = "path-to-your-input-file.mp4";
var output = "path-to-your-output-dir";
using (var demuxer = MediaDemuxer.Open(input))
using (var convert = new PixelConverter())
    var decoders = demuxer.Select(_ => MediaDecoder.CreateDecoder(_.CodecparRef, _ => _.ThreadCount = 10)).ToList();
    foreach (var packet in demuxer.ReadPackets())
        var decoder = decoders[packet.StreamIndex];
        if (decoder != null && decoder.CodecType == FFmpeg.AutoGen.AVMediaType.AVMEDIA_TYPE_VIDEO)
            convert.SetOpts(decoder.Width, decoder.Height, FFmpeg.AutoGen.AVPixelFormat.AV_PIX_FMT_BGR24);
            foreach (var frame in decoder.DecodePacket(packet))
                // frame is YUV AVFrame
                foreach (var bgrframe in convert.Convert(frame))
                    // use opencvsharp save to jpg
                    //using (var mat = new Mat(bgrframe.Height, bgrframe.Width, MatType.CV_8UC3))
                    //    var srcLineSize = bgrframe.Linesize[0];
                    //    var dstLineSize = (int)mat.Step();
                    //    FFmpegUtil.CopyPlane((IntPtr)bgrframe.Ref.data[0], srcLineSize,
                    //        mat.Data, dstLineSize, Math.Min(srcLineSize, dstLineSize), mat.Height);
                    //    if (frame.PktDts >= 0)
                    //        mat.SaveImage(Path.Combine(output, $"{demuxer[packet.StreamIndex].ToTimeSpan(frame.PktDts).TotalMilliseconds}ms.jpg"));
    decoders.ForEach(_ => _?.Dispose());

More see Example


  • Easy api to cut/seek/mute audio clip.
  • Easy api to cut/seek video clip.
  • More example and test.
  • Filter support.
  • Data exchange with NAudio and SharpAVI.
  • Subtitle support.
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.NET Standard netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 is compatible. 
.NET Framework net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
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