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ffWorks
ffWorks
4.5
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Convert multimedia files between formats (was iFFmpeg).

4.5
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ffWorks overview

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 version 3.2.2

Updated on Sep 14 2022

  • The FFmpeg info window is now resizable.
  • Improved displaying source file information.
  • Optimised all HEVC presets.
  • HAP codec now works as expected for MOV containers.
  • Added"SMPTE ST428.1" to Color Primaries.
  • Improved recalculating bitrate according BPP when changing video size.
  • Fixed issue when encoding to HEVC 10bit.
  • Fixed issue updating the batch view.
  • Fixed issue importing FFmpeg files when running macOS 13 Ventura beta.
  • Fixed issue CPU use when running macOS 13 Ventura beta.
  • Fixed problem exporting to JPG files.
  • Fixed issue when using the DNxHD preset and HD720 video size.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

53.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.ffworks.net/

Downloads

356835

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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What needs improvements

Social media integration

ffWorks qualities

Value
4.9
Ease of use
4.6
Features
5.0
Reliability
4.9
Customer support
5.0
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JacobsG
JacobsG
Sep 16 2022
3.2.2
5.0
Sep 16 2022
5.0
Version: 3.2.2
When you need to convert video, this is simply the best tool. Works perfectly. Very warmly recommended.
1Archon1
1Archon1
Aug 1 2022
3.1.2
0.0
Aug 1 2022
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
I've been using this app since the days if iffmpeg and I'm still using version 1.71 of ffworks. Now in the old dark days of ffmpeg with a GUI from hell there was a real need for an easy to use video encoding application. Sure there's a lot to be said for Handbrake but often that application uses a hammer to crack an egg. For example if you want to change an mp4 to an mkv file then Handbrake will do a full re-encode and that's unneeded because all you're changing is the container. On the other hand ffWorks will just strip away the container. Another thing that this app does is to add audio files to a video file. Let's say you want to add a richer audio file then it's as simple as dropping the file into the app do encode on the fly and it's done. Now if there's something you don't understand then you can email the developers and your problem will be fixed within 24 hours. I'm giving this app five stars because it's so useful for amateurs and professionals. And for me says it's a totally useful application.
ben-stamp
ben-stamp
Jun 26 2022
3.1
5.0
Jun 26 2022
5.0
Version: 3.1
When I think of video files and how to convert them, I automatically think of ffWorks. It does everything in terms of video and audio manipulation and does so extremely well. Incredibly good program !!!
Ollie1972
Ollie1972
May 25 2022
3.0.5
5.0
May 25 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.5
I had a very specific question about creating animated GIF. Within 2 hours I had an answer from the developers with the solution. Really fantastic programme and support. I also really appreciate the updates. Very highly recommended by me. 5 solid golden stars!
StpsPatrick
StpsPatrick
Apr 22 2022
3.0.3
5.0
Apr 22 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
For macOS, this is simply the best you can use in its genre.
Mcr
Mcr
Apr 13 2022
3.0.3
0.0
Apr 13 2022
0.0
Version: 3.0.3
On the ffWorks website, the download link does not use https (secure connection), just plain old http. Depending on your browser (I use FF), you may get a warning that the download is potentially unsafe. In addition, the company does not provide SHA-256 hash or similar to be able to verify the download (at least that I can see), so at least if they aren't going to use https, you can at least validate the download, especially if you are downloading from another source. They also don't distinguish downloads of different versions, it's always the same filename: ffWorks.dmg, so if I look at this file a month from now, I don't know what version it is unless I open it up. How hard would it be to name the downloads like 'ffWorks_303.dmg' ??
Melis
Melis
Feb 2 2022
3.0.0
5.0
Feb 2 2022
5.0
Version: 3.0.0
Awesome tool! Thank you for the great support.
nedbusa
nedbusa
Feb 1 2022
2.6.7
0.0
Feb 1 2022
0.0
Version: 2.6.7
The best media converter on the market.
Stef-Vandenabele
Stef-Vandenabele
Jul 4 2021
2.3.5
5.0
Jul 4 2021
5.0
Version: 2.3.5
Just about the best in its class. Nothing comes close in terms of usability, features and support. A keeper.
IngeMortier
IngeMortier
May 18 2021
2.3
5.0
May 18 2021
5.0
Version: 2.3
Very easy to use application to convert my movie files with FFmpeg. You do have to install FFmpeg yourself but once this is behind you, everything works fine.
Stuward
Stuward
Apr 30 2021
2.3
5.0
Apr 30 2021
5.0
Version: 2.3
I just wanted to mention that the support is very good. Very friendly and helpful. FFWorks is highly recommended if you work with video files. The features are extensive and the quality is unseen. Thumbs up!!
Artlover_Chris
Artlover_Chris
Mar 24 2021
2.2.10
5.0
Mar 24 2021
5.0
Version: 2.2.10
Just to mention: I had a little problem converting a VP8 video to HEVC with hardware accelerated encoding. The developer answered very quickly and solved the problem for me and updated the app the next day. Unbelievable support! Kudos!
Christa_Moal
Christa_Moal
Dec 18 2020
2.2.1
5.0
Dec 18 2020
5.0
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
Mcclough
Mcclough
Jul 16 2020
2.1.5
5.0
Jul 16 2020
5.0
Version: 2.1.5
By far the best media converter on the market. Is very powerful but still easy to operate.
Geography Is Destiny
Geography Is Destiny
Jun 9 2020
2.1.1
5.0
Jun 9 2020
5.0
Version: 2.1.1
Simply the best transcoding app available. The developers are EXTREMELY responsive and are always working to improve ffWorks.
Jeffk62
Jeffk62
Feb 13 2020
1.7.1
5.0
Feb 13 2020
5.0
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.
Gitte79
Gitte79
Nov 13 2019
1.5.1
5.0
Nov 13 2019
5.0
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.
davidvh
davidvh
Sep 5 2019
1.4.2
5.0
Sep 5 2019
5.0
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.
Bolt1963
Bolt1963
Aug 23 2019
1.4.0
5.0
Aug 23 2019
5.0
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.
Christel1987
Christel1987
Jun 3 2019
1.2.6
5.0
Jun 3 2019
5.0
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.
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