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How to install Ffmpeg quickly in CentOs 7 for JoomVideos

Here a quick tutorial how to install Ffmpeg quickly in CentOS

Why i should install FFMPEG ?

Joomvideos require Ffmpeg program and other tools to be installed in your server to be able to convert uploaded videos from computer to HTML5 format (mp4, webm and ogg).


  1. The Nux repository depends on the EPEL software repository. If the EPEL repository is not enabled on your system, enable it by typing:

    sudo yum install epel-release
  2. Next, import the Repository GPG key and enable the Nux repository by installing the rpm package:

    sudo rpm -v --import rpm -Uvh
  3. Once the repository is enabled, install FFmpeg:

    sudo yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel
  4. Verify the FFmpeg installation by running the ffmpeg -version command:

    ffmpeg -version
  5. Now go to joomvideos and check if all ffmepg enabled in requirements table , if not try to correct paths in configuration -> tab server

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