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Prebuilt FFmpeg Android

This repo contains build scripts to build FFmpeg executable binary for Android and also publish prebuilt files here. There are two build flavors: FULL and LITE

  • LITE is a version that optimized binrary size, so it only includes small set features to work with most commom formats and codecs.
    • ABI and android version supported:
      • armeabi (Android 16+)
      • armeabi-v7a, armeabi-v7a-neon, (Android 16+)
      • x86 (Android 16+)
      • arm64-v8a (Android 21+)
      • x86_64 (Android 21+)
      • mips (Android 16+) (No longer support)
      • mips64 (Android 21+) (No longer support)
    • Addition libraries: libmp3lame, libshine, libopus, libvorbis
  • FULL is a version compiled full FFmpeg feature, include https support protocol.
    • ABI and android version supported:
      • armeabi (Android 21+)
      • armeabi-v7a, armeabi-v7a-neon, (Android 21+)
      • x86 (Android 21+)
      • arm64-v8a (Android 21+)
      • x86_64 (Android 21+)
    • Include libraries in LITE version, plus with: libfdk-aac (non-free), libx264, openssl (thanks to leenjewel/openssl_for_ios_and_android)


Latest build: Latest build



  • Android NDK r15
  • export NDK=path/to/android-ndk


export NDK=path/to/android-ndk
cd build_scripts

FLAVOR=full       # or "lite"
TARGET=armv7-a    # Support targets: "arm", "armv7-a", "arm-v7n", "arm64-v8a", "i686", "x86_64"


The ffmpeg binary should in folder $FINAL_DIR/$TARGET/$FLAVOR/ffmpeg after build succeed.


FFmpeg license

This software uses code of FFmpeg licensed under the LGPLv2.1 and its source can be downloaded here.

App using this repo:

Media Converter Android:

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