FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. No matter if they were designed by some standards committee, the community or a corporation. It is also highly portable: FFmpeg compiles, runs, and passes our testing infrastructure FATE across Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, the BSDs, Solaris, etc. under a wide variety of build environments, machine architectures, and configurations.
After connecting to iceberg (see Establishing a SSH connection), start an interactive session with the
The latest version of ffmpeg (currently 4.1) is made available with the command
module load apps/ffmpeg
Alternatively, you can load a specific version with
module load apps/ffmpeg/4.1/gcc-4.9.4
This command makes the ffmpeg binaries available to your session. It also loads version 4.9.4 of the gcc compiler environment since gcc 4.9.4 was used to compile ffmpeg 4.1
You can now run ffmpeg. For example, to confirm the version loaded
and to get help
Once you have made ffmpeg available to the system using the module command above, you can read the man pages by typing
ffmpeg was compiled using the
The module file is
The test suite was executed (immediately post make install)
All tests passed.