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FFmpeg 4.2 "Ada"

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FFmpeg 4.2 "Ada", a new major release, is now available! Some of the highlights:

tpad filter
AV1 decoding support through libdav1d
dedot filter
chromashift and rgbashift filters
freezedetect filter
truehd_core bitstream filter
dhav demuxer
PCM-DVD encoder
GIF parser
vividas demuxer
hymt decoder
anlmdn filter
maskfun filter
hcom demuxer and decoder
ARBC decoder
libaribb24 based ARIB STD-B24 caption support (profiles A and C)
Support decoding of HEVC 4:4:4 content in nvdec and cuviddec
removed libndi-newtek
agm decoder
KUX demuxer
AV1 frame split bitstream filter
lscr decoder
lagfun filter
asoftclip filter
Support decoding of HEVC 4:4:4 content in vdpau
colorhold filter
xmedian filter
asr filter
showspatial multimedia filter
VP4 video decoder
IFV demuxer
derain filter
deesser filter
mov muxer writes tracks with unspecified language instead of English by default
added support for using clang to compile CUDA kernels

We strongly recommend users, distributors, and system integrators to upgrade unless they use current git master.

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Also: FFmpeg 4.2 Released With AV1 Decoding Support, GIF Parser

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  • FFmpeg 4.2 releases with AV1 decoding support through libdav1d, decoding of HEVC 4:4:4 content and more

    Two days ago, the team behind FFmpeg released their latest version of FFmpeg 4.2, nicknamed “Ada”. This release comes with many new filters, decoders, and demuxers.

    FFmpeg is an open-source project composing software suite of libraries and programs to handle multimedia files. It has cross-platform multimedia framework which is used by various games and applications to record, convert and stream audios and videos. The previous version FFmpeg 4.1 was released last year in November. The FFmpeg team has announced on Twitter that the follow-up point release (4.2.1) will be released in a few weeks.

    FFmpeg 4.2 has a AV1 decoding support through libdav1d. It also supports decoding of HEVC 4:4:4 content in nvdec, cuviddec and vdpau. It has many new filters like tpad, dedot, freezedetect, truehd_core bitstream, anlmdn, maskfun, and more.

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