How to install FFmpeg on Ubuntu

I had to dig around to find these simple instructions on how to install FFmpeg on Ubuntu. So I decided to write them down for future reference.

1) First, add Jon Severinsson’s official FFmpeg ppa to your sources. More details here:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg

2) Get the latest list of available software from all the sources (including the newly added ppa):

sudo apt-get update

3) Now go ahead and install:

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

That’s it. You should be all set!

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