Downloads of QWinFF are hosted at SourceForge:

Latest stable QWinFF release is 0.2.1 on 2015-08-22 (changelogs)

Translation files included in the release are sometimes out-of-date because they are frequently updated. You can download the latest translation files (20140210) and copy all the *.qm files to the translation file directory (typically /usr/share/qwinff/translations on GNU/Linux and C:\Program Files (x86)\QWinFF\translations on Windows).

QWinFF depends on the following programs at runtime:

  • ffmpeg (required)
  • ffprobe (required)
  • ffplay or mplayer (optional, for previewing audio/video cutting)
  • sox (optional, for adjusting audio speed)

Source Code

QWinFF 0.2.1 Source Code (tar.bz2)
QWinFF 0.2.1 Source Code (tar.gz)
Or you can get latest development version from git repository:
git clone 'git://'


QWinFF 0.2.1 Installer: install QWinFF on your computer
QWinFF 0.2.1 Portable: Portable version that doesn’t require installation (7zip sfx)


PPA for QWinFF is available at You can install from the ppa by the following command:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:lzh9102/qwinff
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qwinff


QWinFF packages for openSUSE are provided via openSUSE Build Service repositories. Supported releases are
  • openSUSE 13.2
  • openSUSE 13.1
  • openSUSE 12.3
  • openSUSE 12.2
  • openSUSE 12.1

# get opensuse release
RELEASE=`cat /etc/SuSE-release | sed -n "s/VERSION = \(.*\)$/\1/p"`

# add repositories
sudo zypper addrepo$RELEASE/ packman
sudo zypper addrepo${RELEASE}/home:lzh9102.repo
sudo zypper refresh

# install qwinff
sudo zypper install qwinff


QWinFF packages for Fedora are also available via openSUSE Build Service. The following releases are supported currently:
  • Fedora 20
  • Fedora 19
  • Fedora 18
  • Fedora 17

NOTE: FFmpeg is not included in the official repository of Fedora. The recommended way to install ffmpeg on Fedora is using the rpm-fusion repository.

The complete installation process is as follow:

# get fedora release
RELEASE=`cat /etc/fedora-release | grep -o '[0-9][0-9]*'`

# install rpm-fusion (for ffmpeg)
sudo yum install \

# add qwinff repo
sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo \

# install qwinff
sudo yum install qwinff


QWinFF is currently available on AUR.





OS/2 & eCS

QWinFF for OS/2 & eCS(eComStation) is now available here.
To install QWinFF on OS/2 or eCS, the required packages are:

All these packages (dynamic libs and executables) need to be in LIBPATH and in PATH statements of the OS/2 or eCS CONFIG.SYS file.

It is possible then to put a “shadow“ (similar to a link for unix systems) on the desktop or where the user desires. To start QWinFF, Double-click on the icon, or simply run qwinff.exe in an OS/2 command line window.

The runtimes listed above can be also installed via rpm and yum, but those are only for eComStation and are still in development-stage (also the repository), you can get more infomation on this wiki.