ffWorks
ffWorks
2.2.4

4.9

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ffWorks for Mac

19 January 2021

Convert multimedia files between formats (was iFFmpeg).

What is ffWorks for Mac

ffWorks, focused on simplicity, brings a fresh approach to the use of FFmpeg, allowing you to create ultra-high-quality movies without the need to write a single line of code on the command-line.

  • High Quality and Control - Convert and processes many media files with high level quality using FFmpeg with no knowledge. Advanced users are not left out in the cold with lots of options to work with.
  • Media Formats - Support for many codecs and containers like MPEG4, H264, H265 HEVC, Matroska, PRORES, DNxHD, DVVideo, MPEG TS, MPEG PS, XAVS, FLV, Theora, AVI, OGG, VP8 and VP9 (.webm), Animated GIF, VOB, MXF, GFX, and many more.
  • Merging Media Files - Stitch unlimited files to one file using either of two methods: concat pass-thru (blistering fast) and Complex Filter.
  • Subtitles Support - Both hard-burned and soft subtitles are supported (external or embedded).
  • Presets - A lot of presets are included by default: iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, PS4, Xbox One, Wii-U, Android, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and many more.
  • Encode Multiple Files at Once - Batch-encode up to 8 files at the same time.
Features
  • 300+ advanced options - Convert with control and power
  • 40+ video filters - Add watermark, timecode rendering, padding and cropping, rotation, video stabilisation, sharpening, blurring, deinterlacing, and much more.
  • Export movies to images - Support for .png, .bmp, and .jpg
  • Monitor output - Keep track of all FFmpeg output for debug errors.
  • Watch folder - Drag-and-drop a media file in your watch folder, and ff·Works will automatically encode it.
  • User presets - Make and manage your own user presets.
  • 4K and 5K support - Create UltraHQ movies.
  • Audio filters - Adjust volume, fade in/out, earwax, audio tempo, Bauer stereo, merging, channel mapping, etc.
  • Images-to-movies - Convert .png, .bmp, or .jpg images to any movie format.
  • Trimming movies - Cut start and endings with ease.
  • Chapter editing - Add chapters with ease for MP4, MOV, and MKV formats.
  • Unlimited streams - Add as many audio streams, subtitles, video, and audio filters.

What's new in ffWorks

Version 2.2.4:
  • When creating a Droplet, Auto start is now enabled by default.
  • Improved support for ARM FFmpeg builds.
  • Improved Overlay filter when using movie-in-movie.
  • Improved adding chapters.
  • Fixed issue removing the preview thumbnails when switching batch files.
  • Fixed issue processing audio files in a watch folder.
  • Option 'Copy MOV metadata tags’ now works as expected.
  • Fixed x265 ’Noise reduction’ option.
  • Fixed issue with overlapping chapters times.
  • Fixed issue when enabling hardware accelerated AAC encoding with mode set to Variable Bitrate.
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372 Reviews of ffWorks

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5
Geography Is Destiny
09 June 2020
Version: 2.1.1

Most helpful

Simply the best transcoding app available. The developers are EXTREMELY responsive and are always working to improve ffWorks.
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5
Christa_Moal
18 December 2020
Version: 2.2.1
I bought a Mac Mini M1 last week and the first thing I did was check all my favorite apps to see if they are available in native AS. So also ffWorks. And I was pleasantly surprised that both ffWorks and FFmpeg are available for native Apple Silicon making it future proof. Thanks for keeping this app up to date. ffWorks is really indispensable for me! Kudos
(0)
5
Mcclough
16 July 2020
Version: 2.1.5
By far the best media converter on the market. Is very powerful but still easy to operate.
(0)
5
Geography Is Destiny
09 June 2020
Version: 2.1.1
Simply the best transcoding app available. The developers are EXTREMELY responsive and are always working to improve ffWorks.
(1)
5
Jeffk62
13 February 2020
Version: 1.7.1
ff-mpeg is one of the best encoders around and FF-Works adds the user interface that makes it simple to use while still being able to get to the power user stuff if you need to. It's rapidly become my go-to app for all my transcoding.
(0)
5
Gitte79
13 November 2019
Version: 1.5.1
If there is one tool I can't miss it is this. A very flexible encoding application, powered by ffmpeg, that makes all other free and payed converters obsolete. The regular updates are very welcome and indicate that the makers take great care to keep improving it every single time. The ridiculously low price is fully worth it. Top application.
(1)
5
davidvh
05 September 2019
Version: 1.4.2
I'm in agreement... ffWorks is a great app. I'd like to create 8-channel E-AC3 (Dolby Digital Plus) files to play on an Apple TV. However, the resulting files have only 6 channels. I wonder if its a FFmpeg issue.
(0)
5
Bolt1963
23 August 2019
Version: 1.4.0
Excellent app. Version 1.4 introduced a problem with trimming (e.g. preview not working as it should). Immediately solved within one day with release of version 1.4.1.
(3)
5
Christel1987
03 June 2019
Version: 1.2.6
I've been using this for a very long time and it's still by far the best program in its class. Gets updated very regularly with new features too. FFworks is a really great program for a low price that you should definitely have and use.
(1)
5
OsloX
10 May 2019
Version: 1.2.4
I use this for all kinds of things like converting for my iPad with subtitle rendering, reducing movies without loss of quality, making time-lapse movies and much more. You really get a lot for the low price. Great product.
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Rochade
10 May 2019
Version: 1.2.4
I really would love to update ffWorks but they won't send me any info. I already filled out the form on their website several times and never heard back. So, sorry: if you don't want my money, I will look somewhere else. And yes, my mail address is registered and works fine. And no, the mail is not in any spam folder.
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4.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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