FFMpeg Streaming System

(last update: Feb 14 2001)

FFMpeg is the first complete and Free Internet Live Audio and Video Broadcasting solution for Linux/Unix. It also includes a soft VCR. It is available under the GNU GPL License.

What can you do with FFMpeg ?

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Here are a few characteristics:


The following codecs are supported: The codecs were rewritten from scratch to avoid any licensing issues. They include many novative optimisations for real time encoding while being coded in ANSI C.


Current version: ffmpeg-0.3.4.tar.gz

Known bugs

Change log

TODO list

Project page at sourceforge

How to install it ?

Type 'make install' in the main directory. Two programs are available : ffserver and ffmpeg.

Related links


This program is released under the GNU General Public License. It means that if you make a modification you must republish it. It also means that if you include part of this program (in particular the codecs) in your code, you must publish the source code of your whole product.

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Contact: glantau.