[FFmpeg-user] Update ffmpeg

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Mon Jun 22 14:27:13 EEST 2020

On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 10:35:18 +0200, Lhuillier S├ębastien wrote:
> I have a PC specifically dedicated to FFMPEG and video editing under debian
> 9.12.
> I would like to update FFMPEG (my version used is 3.2.14-1~deb9u1.
> The proposed packages do not have the new version 4 of ffmpeg. Do I have to
> reassemble my whole system?

There are several options, like outlined here:

(Note that debian-multimedia doesn't provide anything new for Debian 9
/ stretch).

Like Harald pointed out, building your own isn't that difficult,
considering there exist a lot of guides. For Debian, check the link
above, or this guide from the ffmpeg wiki:


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