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Steps to Install FFmpeg on Debian with APT

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FFmpeg is a free command-line tool that helps in video and audio encoding and decoding in Linux, Windows and macOS.

It offers many possibilities for streaming, recording and converting media files to your preferences.

Note: The apt version of FFmpeg is on the latest version available. To get the latest, stable FFmpeg version, you’ll have to install FFmpeg from source code.

Steps to Install FFmpeg on Debian with APT

  • Login to your account using SSH.
  • Update Debian package lists using the below command:

  • Then install the FFmpeg with the apt package manager using the below command:

  • Check the version of installed FFmpeg with the below command:

In this way, you can easily install FFmpeg on Debian using apt.

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