How to Install FFMPEG on cPanel Server

FFMPEG is required when you want to process audio video files on your server. It also helps you stream any audio video. It is supported on all platforms and have cross platform support out of the box. FFMPEG also comes with PHP extension which allows the users to use the PHP language to process their files via web pages. We will now see how to install FFMPEG on the server in simple steps

Install EPEL repo:

EPEL repo can be installed using below simple command

 yum install epel-release

In some rare cases above command may fail and will return you No package epel-release available then you will need to download the rpm of epel repo using below steps.

 wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

Install NUX desktop repo:

rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm

Install FFMPEG

yum -y install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel

Confirm FFMPEG installation

ffmpeg -version

Video Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl0bwyUnVvk

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