FFmpeg 2.6.3 “Grothendieck” released

FFmpeg 2.6.3 “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 2.6.3 changelog

  • diracdec: prevent overflow in data_unit_size check
  • ffmpeg: remove incorrect network deinit
  • avformat/avidec: add mp2 to the list of exceptions… n2.6.3
  • avformat/mov: Fix parsing short loci
  • avformat/mov: Print reason of loci parsing failure
  • avcodec/hevc: Fix typo in num_entry_point_offsets check
  • avcodec/libtheoraenc: Check for av_malloc failure
  • avcodec/dcadec: Check active_bands
  • avcodec/dcadec: Check scale table index
  • avcodec/sonic: check memory allocations
  • avcodec/shorten: More complete pred_order check
  • avcodec/shorten: Check skip_bytes()
  • avcodec/shorten: Fix code depending on signed overflow…
  • avcodec/proresdec2: Reset slice_count on deallocation
  • ffmpeg_opt: Fix -timestamp parsing
  • avcodec/dcadec: Check subsubframes
  • avcodec/dcadec: Check nchans
  • avcodec/on2avc: Check run more carefully
  • swr: fix alignment issue caused by 8ch sse functions
  • avcodec/jpeg2000dec: fix boolean operator
  • avcodec/hevc_ps: Check vps_num_hrd_parameters
  • avcodec/hevc_ps: More completely check vps_num_layer_sets
  • avcodec/hevc: Check num_entry_point_offsets
  • avcodec/hevc: Check offset_len
  • avcodec/hevc_sei: Check num_sps_ids_minus1 value
  • avcodec/vqavideo: Check chunk size
  • avformat/hevc: Check cpb_cnt_minus1
  • avformat/nutdec: Fix use of uinitialized value
  • avformat/rtpenc_jpeg: Check remaining buffer size for SOS
  • See changelog for full detals

Install FFMpeg 2.6.3 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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