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How to install the transcoding tools under RedHat/CentOS 7

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For an update to VIMP 3.2.0+ you just have to install exiftool additionally. Mplayer/mencoder can be uninstalled.

This HowTo describes how to install the transcoding tools under RedHat 7 / CentOS 7

We follow the official recommendation by CentOS "How to setup multimedia on CentOS 7" and install the "nux-dextop" repository that offers all codecs and FFmpeg compiled with all requirements.

Article "How to setup multimedia on CentOS 7

yum -y install

If not already done with the webserver installation the well known EPEL Repository will be installed for dependency reasons. Please confirm the questions with "y".

The transcoding tools installation is pretty simple now:

yum install ffmpeg perl-Image-ExifTool

That´s it.


ffmpeg /usr/bin/ffmpeg
ffprobe /usr/bin/ffprobe
exiftool /usr/bin/exiftool


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