FFmpeg 2.6.2 “Grothendieck” released

FFmpeg 2.6.2 “Grothendieck” recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. A notable addition to this release is the support for NVENC — the Nvidia Video Encoder interface for H.264 encoding.

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FFmpeg 2.6.1 update

  • doc: add aarch64 cpuflags to fftools documentation
  • doc: add missing arm cpuflags to fftools documentation
  • doc: add missing x86 cpuflags to fftools documentation
  • avcodec/h264: Do not fail with randomly truncated VUIs
  • avcodec/h264_ps: Move truncation check from VUI to SPS
  • avcodec/h264: Be more tolerant to changing pps id betwe…
  • avcodec/aacdec: Fix storing state before PCE decode
  • avcodec/h264: reset the counts in the correct context
  • avcodec/h264_slice: Dont reset mb_aff_frame per slice
  • avcodec/h264: finish previous slices before switching…
  • avcodec/h264: Fix race between slices where one overwri…
  • avformat/utils: avoid discarded streams in av_find_defa…
  • ffmpeg: Fix extradata allocation
  • avcodec/h264_refs: Do not set reference to things which…
  • avcodec/h264: Fail for invalid mixed IDR / non IDR…
  • Revert “avcodec/exr: fix memset first arg in reverse_lut()”
  • h264: avoid unnecessary calls to get_format
  • avutil/pca: Check for av_malloc* failures
  • avutil/cpu: add missing check for mmxext to av_force_cp…
  • lavc/dnxhd: Fix pix_fmt change.
  • avformat/http: replace cookies with updated values…
  • avformat/hls: refactor repeated HLS option updates
  • avformat/hls: store cookies returned in HLS key response
  • avformat/rmdec: fix support for 0 sized mdpr
  • avcodec/msrledec: restructure msrle_decode_pal4() based…
  • avcodec/hevc_ps: Check cropping parameters more correctly
  • hevc: make the crop sizes unsigned
  • avcodec/dnxhddec: Reset is_444 if format is not 444
  • avcodec/dnxhddec: Check that the frame is interlaced…
  • mips/float_dsp: fix vector_fmul_window_mips on mips64
  • doc: Remove non-existing decklink options.
  • doc: Fix alphabetic ordering for decklink input device.
  • vp9: make above buffer pointer 32-byte aligned.

Install FFMpeg 2.6.2 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg-real

sudo ln -sf /opt/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg /usr/bin/ffmpeg
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