FFmpeg is a cross-platform solution for streaming audio and video as well as recording and conversion. Its also useful to convert multimedia files between various formats. FFmpeg includes libavcodec audio/video codec library in it.
This article will describe you to how to install FFmpeg on CentOS/RHEL 6/5 and Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 systems with easy steps. Also provides basic uses of ffmpeg. CentOS/RHEL uses must have enable atrpms rpm repository on his systems.
1. Install FFmpeg on CentOS, RHEL and Fedora
We assume that you have enabled atrpms repository in your system. Use following step to install it
After installing atrpms repository, Use yum to install ffmpeg using following command.
Check FFmpeg Version
After succufully install FFmpeg, let check the installed version of ffmpeg using below command.
-versionffmpeg version 2.0.2 built on Oct 27 2013 11:21:04 with gcc 4.4.6 (GCC) 20120305 (Red Hat 4.4.6-4) ....
2. Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu and Debian
To install ffmpeg on ubuntu system is very easy. Just type below command from command line to install it.
$ sudo apt-get
update$ sudo apt-get installffmpeg
3. FFmpeg Basic Commands
Here is the list of few ffmepg basic commands list.
Click here to read more about ffmpeg on its official site.