How to Install FFMPEG in CentOS, Fedora and Ubuntu
FFMPEG is a very useful tool for fast video audio converter and its produce high quality videos. It can also convert between different types format and resize video with high quality polyphase filter.
Install FFMPEG package in centos / RHEL :
Download the ffmpeg packages using wget command and extract tar file.
yasm/nasm not found or too old. Use --disable-yasm for a crippled build.
You may get an error while configuring packages like "--disable-yasm", yasm package does not installed in your server, so want to install using yum command.
---> Package yasm.x86_64 0:1.1.0-1.el6.rf will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Package Arch Version Repository Size
yasm i386 0.7.1-1.el5 epel 253 k
Now, try to install again,
install prefix /usr/local
source path .
C compiler gcc
C library glibc
ARCH x86 (generic)
runtime cpu detection yes
FFMPEG installed location is,
Do you need to create soft link just execute the below command,
Ubuntu and Debian :
To find out FFMPEG version:
ffmpeg version 2.2.1
built on Feb 5 2015 15:47:25 with gcc 4.4.7 (GCC) 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-11)
libavutil 52. 66.100 / 52. 66.100
libavcodec 55. 52.102 / 55. 52.102
libavformat 55. 33.100 / 55. 33.100
libavdevice 55. 10.100 / 55. 10.100
libavfilter 4. 2.100 / 4. 2.100
libswscale 2. 5.102 / 2. 5.102
libswresample 0. 18.100 / 0. 18.100
If you may get an error while configuring package in server, create tmp directory and set path TMPDIR.
Unable to create and execute files in /var/tmp. Set the TMPDIR environment
variable to another directory and make sure that it is not mounted noexec.
Sanity test failed.
If you think configure made a mistake, make sure you are using the latest
version from Git. If the latest version fails, report the problem to the
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list or IRC #ffmpeg on irc.freenode.net.
Include the log file "config.log" produced by configure as this will help
solving the problem.