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FFmpeg wrapper for python

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FFmpeg wrapper for python. It uses FFmpeg binary to provide both FFmpeg and FFprobe functionality (FFprobe functionality includes get_album_art). So you can kill two birds with one stone.

The beautiful thing about this is that it comes with it's own FFmpeg executable. It is compressed, making it the smallest one you can find. Becuase it's cross-platform and python 3, it is the only option available for building cross-platform apps with ffmpeg in python.

FFmpeg Version

Uses current FFmpeg version 4.4


pip install pyffmpeg



from pyffmpeg import FFmpeg

inp = 'path/to/music_folder/f.mp4'
out = 'path/to/music_folder/f.mp3'

ff = FFmpeg()

output_file = ff.convert(inp, out)



Provides FFprobe functions and values

from pyffmpeg import FFprobe

input_file = 'path/to/music.mp3'
fp = FFprobe(input_file)


will print

> 00:04:32:32

NB: The above digits are just for illustration purposes.


The wiki can be located here


Please read Contributing


This library uses prebuilt binaries of FFmpeg licensed under the LGPLv2.1 and can be downloaded via the following links:

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