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FFmpeg Compilation Guide

This page contains a list of resources which describe the necessary steps required for compiling FFmpeg from scratch.

Linux / BSD

Attention: If you are using gcc-4.2 please read ticket 1464 first.

  • Ubuntu - Compile FFmpeg and x264 on Ubuntu
  • CentOS - Compile FFmpeg, x264, LAME, vo-aacenc, libvorbis, libtheora, and libvpx on CentOS 6.0


Some dependencies can also be installed with homebrew or macports.


Compiling FFmpeg using MSVC is easy, follow these instructions -

Guides for developers