[FFmpeg-user] Trouble installing ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Aug 19 16:15:53 CEST 2014

miss marci <bugsinherteeth <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Til I downloaded the ffmpeg files and then 7-zip, 
> i sort of lost my way.

What did you download from where?
Please understand that this is not the Zeranoe 
support forum (and that FFmpeg != Zeranoe).

It may help you to understand things if I add that 
(despite what wikipedia strongly believes) FFmpeg 
only provides source code, no executables (neither 
for Windows nor for any other operating system).

>  i am used to windows automatically installing

It is normally not necessary to "install" FFmpeg, 
ffmpeg.exe is just a standalone executable that 
you can run after downloading, no installation 

Carl Eugen

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