Installing FFmpeg

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FFmpeg provides tools for processing audio or video flows.

As this library requires major processing resources it is not available by default on shared servers.

If you own a VPS or dedicated server, contact our support. They will install the complete set on the server.

In our example, we use the SSH access and consider the following information:

  • Account name: foo
  • ffmpeg directory: $HOME/ffmpeg/
foo@ssh:~/ffmpeg$ wget -O-|tar xJf --strip-components=1

Binary files will be available in the $HOME/ffmpeg/ directory.

Take the last amd64 stable version available.