This library provides methods for reading and writing video files.

Functionality is based on a dedicated build of ffmpeg, provided via JuliaPackaging/Yggdrasil

Explore the source at

Platform Notes:

  • ARM: For truly lossless reading & writing, there is a known issue on ARM that results in small precision differences when reading/writing some video files. As such, tests for frame comparison are currently skipped on ARM. Issues/PRs welcome for helping to get this fixed.


The package can be installed with the Julia package manager. From the Julia REPL, type ] to enter the Pkg REPL mode and run:

pkg> add VideoIO

Or, equivalently, via the Pkg API:

julia> import Pkg; Pkg.add("VideoIO")