How to Install FFMPEG 4.4 via PPA in Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, & 21.04

FFmpeg 4.4 “Rao” now can be installed in all current Ubuntu releases easily via an Ubuntu PPA. FFmpeg is a free and open-source solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. The major 4.4 version was released almost a months ago with PGX decoder, AV1 encoding support SVT-AV1, AV1 decoder with hardware acceleration used… Continue reading How to Install FFMPEG 4.4 via PPA in Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, & 21.04

[Quick Tip] Single Command to Rotate a Video in Ubuntu Linux

Last updated on May 26th, 2021 Got a video playing upside down? Here’s an easy way to rotate it via a single command in Ubuntu. There are a few video players, e.g., SMPlayer, support for rotating by 90 degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise during video playback. If you want to make it permanent by exporting video… Continue reading [Quick Tip] Single Command to Rotate a Video in Ubuntu Linux

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How to Install FFmpeg 4.0.2 in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 via PPA

Last updated on June 21st, 2019 FFmpeg 4.0 “Wu” was released months ago as a new major release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 18.04. FFmpeg 4.0 release highlights: Intel QSV accelerated overlay filter NVIDIA NVDEC GPU-based decoding for H264 / MJPEG / HEVC / MPEG-1/2/4, VC1, VP8, and… Continue reading How to Install FFmpeg 4.0.2 in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 via PPA

FFmpeg 3.4 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

The FFmpeg multimedia library 3.4 “Cantor” was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA. Click to see what’s new in FFmpeg 3.4: 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… Continue reading FFmpeg 3.4 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install FFmpeg 3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest FFmpeg multimedia library 3.3 “Hilbert” in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04 via PPA. FFmpeg 3.3 “Hilbert” is a new major release that features: Apple Pixlet decoder NewTek SpeedHQ decoder QDMC audio decoder PSD (Photoshop Document) decoder FM Screen Capture decoder ScreenPressor decoder XPM… Continue reading How to Install FFmpeg 3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04