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Downloads of v 1.27.3:


Last Update:

17 May 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Simon Zolin


fmedia media media-player player mp3 aac wav


This is not the latest version of fmedia available.

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1.27.3 | Updated: 17 May 2022



Downloads of v 1.27.3:



Software Author(s):

  • Simon Zolin

fmedia 1.27.3

This is not the latest version of fmedia available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install fmedia, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade fmedia, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall fmedia, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade fmedia -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.27.3'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade fmedia -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.27.3'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install fmedia
    name: fmedia
    version: '1.27.3'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'fmedia' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.27.3'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller fmedia
    Name     = "fmedia"
    Version  = "1.27.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'fmedia':
  ensure   => '1.27.3',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 17 May 2022.


fmedia is a fast asynchronous media player/recorder/converter for Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.
It provides smooth playback and recording even if devices are very slow.
It's highly customizable and can be easily extended with additional plugins.
Its low CPU and memory consumption saves energy when running on a notebook's battery.

Play or convert audio files, record new audio tracks from microphone, save songs from Internet radio, and much more!
fmedia is free and open-source project, and you can use it as a standalone application or as a library for your own software.

fmedia can decode: .mp3, .ogg (Vorbis, Opus), .opus, .m4a/.mp4 (AAC, ALAC, MPEG), .mka/.mkv (AAC, ALAC, MPEG, Vorbis), .avi (AAC, MPEG), .aac, .mpc, .flac, .ape, .wv, .wav.

fmedia can encode into: .mp3, .ogg, .opus, .m4a (AAC), .flac, .wav.

You'll find more detailed information about fmedia in README.txt file inside the package.

$packageName = 'fmedia'
$url64      = ''
$checksum64 = '21008cbc0e1df9f3ecc68e4069f9ec313cd3dcee958d2271da937349be65937e'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url64Bit "$url64" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "sha256" `

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
fmedia 1.29 60 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.28 81 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.27.4 58 Monday, June 6, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.27.3 75 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.27.2 78 Thursday, April 21, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.27.1 75 Sunday, April 3, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.26.1 54 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.26 51 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.25.3-beta 72 Saturday, January 29, 2022 Approved
fmedia 1.24.1 160 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved
fmedia 1.24 95 Sunday, April 11, 2021 Approved
fmedia 1.23.1 84 Friday, March 5, 2021 Approved
fmedia 1.23 80 Saturday, February 27, 2021 Approved
fmedia 1.22 110 Monday, February 1, 2021 Approved
fmedia 1.14 370 Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Approved
fmedia 1.13 167 Monday, November 11, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.12 166 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.11 155 Saturday, September 14, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.10.1 181 Friday, July 19, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.9 193 Monday, June 10, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.8 209 Thursday, May 2, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.6 200 Monday, March 18, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.5 207 Thursday, February 14, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.4 217 Thursday, January 10, 2019 Approved
fmedia 1.3 234 Monday, December 10, 2018 Approved
fmedia 1.2 218 Monday, November 19, 2018 Approved
fmedia 1.1 240 Sunday, October 14, 2018 Approved
fmedia 1.0.1 201 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Approved
fmedia 1.0 213 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Approved
fmedia 0.37 223 Monday, August 6, 2018 Approved
fmedia 0.36 293 Sunday, May 6, 2018 Approved
fmedia 0.35 281 Sunday, April 8, 2018 Approved
fmedia 0.34.1 276 Saturday, March 24, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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