Install FFmpeg 3.3 In Ubuntu 17.04 Via PPA

How to install FFmpeg 3.3 in Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.04 and other Ubuntu Derivatives via PPA in Ubuntu. FFmpeg 3.3 “Hilbert”, a new major release, is now available! Some of the highlights:

  • Apple Pixlet decoder
  • NewTek SpeedHQ decoder
  • QDMC audio decoder
  • PSD (Photoshop Document) decoder
  • FM Screen Capture decoder
  • ScreenPressor decoder
  • XPM decoder
  • DNxHR decoder fixes for HQX and high resolution videos
  • ClearVideo decoder (partial)
  • 16.8 and 24.0 floating point PCM decoder
  • Intel QSV-accelerated VP8 video decoding
  • native Opus encoder
  • DNxHR 444 and HQX encoding
  • Quality improvements for the (M)JPEG encoder
  • VAAPI-accelerated MPEG-2 and VP8 encoding
  • premultiply video filter
  • abitscope multimedia filter
  • readeia608 filter
  • threshold filter
  • midequalizer filter
  • MPEG-7 Video Signature filter
  • add internal ebur128 library, remove external libebur128 dependency
  • Intel QSV video scaling and deinterlacing filters
  • Sample Dump eXchange demuxer
  • MIDI Sample Dump Standard demuxer
  • Scenarist Closed Captions demuxer and muxer
  • Support MOV with multiple sample description tables
  • Pro-MPEG CoP #3-R2 FEC protocol
  • Support for spherical videos
  • CrystalHD decoder moved to new decode API
  • configure now fails if autodetect-libraries are requested but not found

For Ubuntu 15.04 and Above

Run the following commands in Terminal to install FFmpeg 3.3 via PPA in Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/ffmpeg-3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt upgrade

For Ubuntu 14.04

Run the following commands in Terminal to install FFmpeg 3.3 via PPA in Ubuntu 14.04:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/tesseract
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt upgrade

Install FFmpeg 3.3 In Ubuntu 17.04 Via PPA originally posted on Source Digit - Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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