How to Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 22.04

FFmpeg is a free and open-source software project consisting of a suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio, and other multimedia files and streams. At its core is the command-line ffmpeg tool itself, designed for processing of video and audio files.

FFmpeg is a great tool for quickly changing an AV file’s format or quality, extracting audio, creating GIFs, and more. There are many open source tools out there for editing, tweaking, and converting multimedia into exactly what you need.

In this tutorial, i am going to show you how to install and use FFmpeg on Linux ubuntu 22.04 machine.

How to Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 22.04

Follow the below given steps to install FFmpeg on linux ubuntu 22.04 machine:

  • Step 1 – Update System Dependencies
  • Step 2 – Install FFmpeg
  • Step 3 – Verify installation
  • Step 4 – Encoders & Decoders

Step 1 – Update System Dependencies

Now, start terminal and run the following command on command line to update system dependencies:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Step 2 – Install FFmpeg

Run the following command on terminal to install FFmpeg into ubuntu 22.04 machine:

sudo apt install ffmpeg

Step 3 – Verify installation

Once the FFmpeg installation has been done, run the following command on terminal to verify the installation of FFmpeg in ubuntu system:

ffmpeg -version

Step 4 – Encoders & Decoders

Run the following command on terminal to encoders and decoders of FFmpeg in ubuntu machine:

ffmpeg -encoders

ffmpeg -decoders

Conclusion

Through this tutorial, i have shown to you how to install and use FFmpeg on Linux ubuntu 22.04 machine.

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