How to install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10

FFmpeg is a great video editing package to convert your video from one format to another format also can do lot more other thing like video triming, cutting, joining etc. FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. But it is not officially available in ubuntu package repository. So in this tutorial i am going to show you how can you install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10 using command line in very easy steps.

Follow below steps..

Steps-1: Open your terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T

Step-2: Add repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media

Step-3: And confirm the following message by pressing :


Step-4: Update repository

sudo apt-get update

Note: Update process will take some time. Be patience.

Step-5: After that, run below command to install the ffmpeg package:

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

It will download and install the ffmpeg video editor package in your Ubuntu 14.04.

Step-6: Test newly installed ffmpeg package by running this command on terminal.

ffmpeg -version


Cheers 🙂

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