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All distributions, recommended: How to install the transcoding tools? (ViMP 3.6.x+)

Editions: Light, Community, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate, Corporate
Versions: 3.6.0+

As of ViMP 3.6.x we can use the static builds of FFmpeg (and FFprobe). Instead of installing, we just have to download and extract an archive that includes a running FFmpeg and FFprobe with all requirements.

Download and extract:

The download links for FFmpeg static builds are provided at ffmpeg.org.
The direct URL to the FFmpeg static builds is https://www.johnvansickle.com/ffmpeg/.

cd /opt/
wget https://johnvansickle.com/ffmpeg/builds/ffmpeg-git-amd64-static.tar.xz
tar --xz -xvf  ffmpeg-git-amd64-static.tar.xz
mv ffmpeg-git-XXXXXXXX-amd64-static/ ffmpeg

(Replace XXXXXXXX in the filename)

FFmpeg and FFprobe are already installed now.

Path to FFmpeg: /opt/ffmpeg/ffmpeg

Path to FFprobe: /opt/ffmpeg/ffprobe

Set Backend -> Configuration -> Transcoding OpenSource Settings -> AAC Encoder to Native FFmpeg AAC encoder. Additional information at: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/AAC

Exiftool installation

Depending on whether the Debian or Redhat packet manager is used you can install "exiftool"

- with apt-get:

apt-get install libimage-exiftool-perl

- with yum:

yum install perl-Image-ExifTool

Last update on 2019/03/05 by Admin.

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