FFmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library to record, convert and stream video and audio files. Created in 2000, it is a powerful command-line tool that runs on Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems. FFmpeg is currently used by many websites and programs, including YouTube and VLC Media Player, and is published under the GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1+
The program and its source code can be downloaded here. Please refer to the official documentation if you need any help to install FFmpeg.
The commands contained in this guide describes how to perform various tasks as such as video files conversion, audio file sound extraction, encoding files for iPod or PSP, converting a video to a gif file, and more.
Get File Information From a Video FileYou can easily obtain a lot of information on a given video file with the following command line instruction:
ffmpeg -i video.aviConvert Images To a Video SequenceThis command will transform all the images from the current directory (name..