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FFmpeg 3.1.4 “Laplace” Open-Source Multimedia Backend Brings Updated Components

On June 26, 2016, the FFmpeg development team officially announced the release of FFmpeg 3.1, which was a major milestone introducing a multitude of new features to the widely-used multimedia backend used by numerous games and applications across Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. FFmpeg 3.1 is dubbed Laplace, and it is currently the most advanced stale FFmpeg release, and FFmpeg 3.1.4 is here to update several of the core components and libraries that are used by the multimedia framework for encoding and decoding various audio and video streams, as well as to fix many of the bugs reported by users since the previous point release, FFmpeg 3.1.3, announced on the last days of August 2016.