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Install FFMpeg 3.3.4 Hilbert on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04

FFmpeg 3.3.4 recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. FFMpeg provides the tools needed for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool, the ffplay media player based on SDL and ffmpeg libraries as well as ffprobe multimedia stream analyzer. Before we install ffmpeg on ubuntu, lets see what this release brings.

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FFmpeg 3.3.4 Changelog

  • deflicker video filter
  • doubleweave video filter
  • lumakey video filter
  • pixscope video filter
  • oscilloscope video filter
  • config.log and other configuration files moved into ffbuild/ directory
  • update cuvid/nvenc headers to Video Codec SDK 8.0.14
  • afir audio filter
  • scale_cuda CUDA based video scale filter
  • librsvg support for svg rasterization
  • crossfeed audio filter
  • spec compliant VP9 muxing support in MP4
  • remove the libnut muxer/demuxer wrappers
  • remove the libschroedinger encoder/decoder wrappers
  • surround audio filter
  • sofalizer filter switched to libmysofa
  • Gremlin Digital Video demuxer and decoder
  • headphone audio filter
  • superequalizer audio filter
  • roberts video filter
  • The x86 assembler default switched from yasm to nasm, pass –x86asmexe=yasm to configure to restore the old behavior.
  • additional frame format support for Interplay MVE movies
  • support for decoding through D3D11VA in ffmpeg
  • [see changelog for more list]
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How to install FFmpeg 3.3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/ffmpeg-3

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt install ffmpeg libav-tools x264 x265

ffmpeg -version

How to uninstall FFmpeg 3.3.4 from Ubuntu

sudo apt install ppa-purge

sudo ppa-purge ppa:jonathonf/ffmpeg-3 && sudo apt autoremove

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3 Comments on "Install FFMpeg 3.3.4 Hilbert on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04"

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Ali Caner
Ali Caner

The title says “Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10” but the code is for 16.04 and 14.04. “jonathonf/ffmpeg-3” repo is not available for 17.04. How can one install on 17.04?