Ubuntu 20.04 FFmpeg installation - LinuxConfig.org

FFmpeg is a library of tools used for processing video and audio files. You can do a lot of things with it, such as encode videos or transcode audio to different formats, to name a few. In this guide, we'll show you how to install it on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. There are two options for doing so, either from Ubuntu's software repository or compiling the latest version directly from source. We'll show you both methods below.

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