How to compile FFmpeg on CentOS, Fedora or RHEL

Question: How can I compile and build FFmpeg on CentOS, Fedora or RHEL? If you want to use FFmpeg on RPM-based Linux, you can install pre-built FFmpeg package by using yum package manager after enabling additional third-party repositories. However, the version of FFmpeg included in such repositories is typically outdated. If you want to try […]
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How to compile FFmpeg on Ubuntu or Debian

Question: I want to install the original FFmpeg (not Libav fork). How can I compile FFmpeg on Ubuntu or Debian? On Debian-based distro (e.g., Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint), the package “ffmpeg” has existed as a “transitional” package for libav fork due to some political reason. So if you are trying to install “ffmpeg” package […]
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