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Audio and Video Generation and Conversion Software

FFmpeg requires an environment module

In order to use FFmpeg, you must first load the appropriate environment module:

module load gnu

FFmpeg is an open-source, audio-video generation and conversion software package that allows the user to create, play and convert audio and video across various file formats. The FFmpeg suite also contains FFmpeg-all, FFplay and others tools to utilize.

Using FFmpeg on RCC Resources#

Using FFmpeg on RCC resources requires the gnu module to be loaded. In order to run FFmpeg on RCC systems, simply type ffmpeg -OPTIONS -i INFILE OUTFILE. The -OPTIONS denote a list of global options for the program to run, and the INFILE and OUTFILE both represent the respective files to be applied independently. In order to see a full list of options and usage documentation, please refer to the FFmpeg documentation.

Last update: July 18, 2023