FFmpeg is a open source project that produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data and publishes them online. The most popular components of FFmpeg are libavcodec, an audio/video codec library used by several other projects, libavformat, an audio/video container mux and demux library, and the ffmpeg command line program for transcoding multimedia files.

FFMPEG can be installed manually using detailed steps given on the eUKHost forum thread but if you don’t want to do manual work and need to get it installed automatically then this thread is for you. If you go through above given thread you will find an autoinstaller script which will also install FFMPEG but it will install the older version of FFMPEG. Now you can install Latest FMMPEG SVN-r24734 version using steps given below.

Download FMMPEG SVN-r24734 auto-installer Script
Login to the server and download file using wget.

root@server [~]# wget http://eitwebguru.com/soft/ffmpeginstaller.tar.gz

Extract the downloaded file

root@server [~]# tar -zxvf ffmpeginstaller.tar.gz

Go to Extracted folder

root@server [~]# cd ffmpeginstaller

Run Autoinstaller

root@server [~]# ./install

Now follow the steps and press enter…now its time to have a cup of coffee.