How To Install Ffplay In Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, Raspbian And MacOS?

How To Install Ffplay In Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, Raspbian And MacOS?

ffplay

Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia files

Maintainer: Debian Multimedia Maintainers



Section: video

Install ffplay

  • Debian apt-get install ffmpeg Click to copy
  • Ubuntu apt-get install ffmpeg Click to copy
  • Alpine OS apk add ffmpeg Click to copy
  • Arch Linux pacman -S ffmpeg Click to copy
  • Kali Linux apt-get install ffmpeg Click to copy
  • Raspbian apt-get install ffmpeg Click to copy
  • macOS brew install ffmpeg Click to copy

ffmpeg

Tools for transcoding, streaming and playing of multimedia files

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. This package contains: * ffmpeg: a command line tool to convert multimedia files between formats * ffserver: a multimedia streaming server for live broadcasts * ffplay: a simple media player based on SDL and the FFmpeg libraries * ffprobe: a simple multimedia stream analyzer * qt-faststart: a utility to rearrange Quicktime files

libav-tools

Multimedia player, encoder and transcoder

Libav is a complete, cross-platform solution to decode, encode, record, convert and stream audio and video. This package contains the avplay multimedia player, the avconv audio and video encoder, and the avprobe stream analyzer. They support most existing file formats (AVI, MPEG, OGG, Matroska, ASF...) and encoding formats (MPEG, DivX, MPEG4, AC3, DV...). Additionally, it contains the qt-faststart utility which rearranges Quicktime files to facilitate network streaming. This package replaces the 'ffmpeg' command-line tool that was provided in earlier distroreleases.

Installing ffplay command is simple. just copy one of the above commands for your operating system and paste it into terminal. This command is available for Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, Raspbian and macOS operating systems. Once you run the command it will install the latest version of ffplay 2024 package in your OS.