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MP4Box is a multimedia packager, with a vast number of functionalities: conversion, splitting, hinting, dumping and others. It is a command-line tool. It can import MPEG-4 video, DivX, XviD, 3ivx, h264 etc, audio streams and subtitles into the .mp4 container. The end result is a compliant MP4 stream. It can also extract streams from a .mp4. MP4Box is a command line tool, but can be used with graphical user interfaces such as YAMB or my MP4box GUI.

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OS:Windows Mac Linux
Version:0.7.0 rev27
Released:Apr 14,2017
File size:20.4MB
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0.7.0 rev27 (April 14, 2017)


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Download MP4Box 0.7.0 rev27  [20.4MB]  [Win]

Download MP4Box 0.7.0 rev27 64-bit  [~20.4MB]  [Win64]

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Download MP4Box Mac version  [~20.4MB]  [Mac]

Download MP4Box Mac 64-bit version  [~20.4MB]  [Mac64]

Download MP4Box Linux version  [~20.4MB]  [Linux]

Download MP4Box Linux 64-bit version  [~20.4MB]  [Linux64]

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WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux


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More information and other downloads

Download Mp4box 0.4.6 here.
Download Mp4box 0.4.5 here.
Download Mp4box 0.4.4 here.
Download Mp4box 0.4.3 here.

Download YAMB here, a mp4box GUI.

Download my MP4box GUI here, another simple mp4box GUI.

Download MP4 FastStart here or here(direct link), it adjusts the MP4s metadata to allow for Flash players to play them right away, while it progressively downloads. Or use mp4box with the hint command(mp4box -hint video.mp4)

Version history / Release notes / Changelog

Overview of the community activity:
~1550 commits since 0.6.0.
Launched a few side projects - cf
New test public infrastructure.
Many security fixes (static compile and fuzzing through AFL, always ongoing)
Colorized log.
Fix pkg-config Private.libs.
Changed default audio volume to 100% instead of 75%.
Expose more experimental options through the documentation.
Improved GLES renderer on mobile platforms
YUV422 and YUV444 8 and 10 bit support in GLES renderer
Improvements on AVI dump.
SAT>IP modified RTSP client.
Codecs and File Formats
Added L-HEVC File Format support (SHVC/MV-HEVC tracks and HEVC Tile Tracks).
Added MPEG IFF (image File Format) support.
Range extension support for AVC and HEVC.
SHVC and MV-HEVC importers and playback: moved to final spec version (SHM6+).
Adaptive streaming:
Support of HLS with fragmented MP4 playback.
APIs: gf_mpd_() functions and new segmenter API.
Improved alternate groups.
More support for PIFF PSEC and Smooth Streaming ( file format & playback).
DASH client: pluggable algorithms + improvements with scalable contents.
The counter source from the DASH sequences added to the public content.
HLS and DASH playback minor fixes.
Cleanup of DASH client logs.
VR and 360:
Added support for DASH SRD in 360 for independent videos videos (NxM partial spheres) more
Added support for DASH SRD in 360 for HEV Ctiled videos (NxM tiles on one sphere) - checkout tuto
Apple VideoToolBox hardware decoding support for OSX and iOS for AVC|H264.
Android hardware decoding hardware acceleration for AVC|H264 (HEVC on its way).
Android build is based on Android Studio.
Android: new File Manager.
Import of TTML via NHML according to MPEG-4 part 30 improved.

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GPAC MultiMedia, MP4 FastStart, MP4 Fast Start

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Tha 64-bit build od MP4Box requires the files 'libeay32.dll' and 'ssleay32.dll'. Which is weird, IMNSHO from what I have read thus far, these two files are OpenSSL stuff, and I see no point in making an MP4 multiplexer depend on SSL functions...

May 30, 2016 Version: 0.6.2 rev551 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 7/10 Functionality: 8/10 Value: 9/10 Overall: 8/10

The 64-bit version does not work, it just returns the error message "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click Okay to close the application".

May 25, 2016 Version: 0.6.2 rev519 OS: Windows 7 64-bit Ease of use: 7/10 Functionality: 9/10 Value: 9/10 Overall: 8/10

Guide to use this program in English here:
and guide to use this program in Thai here:

May 1, 2016 Version: 0.5.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

MP4 Box is absolutely invaluable tool for all your MP4.

Dec 5, 2015 Version: 0.5.2 OS: Windows 7 Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

"if you just want mp4box, you don't have to run the installer. open the installer with an archiver like winrar or 7-z and extract these files only;"
The .exe installer does not open in winzip.
Could we build a static 32bit for Win10x64 version under ubuntu ?
The examples on the website only seem to show a 64 bit build ?
"cd gpac
./configure --target-os=mingw32 --cross-prefix=x86_64-w64-mingw32- --prefix=build/x86_64-w64-mingw32 --static-mp4box --use-zlib=no --extra-cflags="-Ibuild/x86_64-w64-mingw32/include" --extra-ldflags="-Lbuild/x86_64-w64-mingw32/lib"
make -j4"

Dec 4, 2015 Version: all OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

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