FFmpeg 2.7 “Nash” released

FFmpeg 2.7 “Nash” 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. FFmpeg 2.7 includes NVENC HEVC encoder for use with NVIDIA’s binary driver, has support for Secure Transport, a multi-part JPEG demuxer was added and a TDSC decoder has been implemented, among others.

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FFmpeg 2.7 changelog

  • mkv: Correctly report the latest packet had been flushed
  • mpjpegdec: don’t try to alloc an AVIOContext when probe
  • avcodec/jpeg2000dec: Fix some 53 bitexactness issues
  • doc/muxers: document new break_non_keyframes option
  • avcodec/jpeg2000: Disable special case for JPEG2000_QSTY_SI
  • avcodec/jpeg2000dec: Add placeholder for PLT parsing
  • lavf/webm_chunk: Remove AVFMT_ALLOW_FLUSH
  • avcodec/jpeg2000dec: Fix gain regression with gray16
  • fate: Force jpeg2000 decoder for dcinema
  • avcodec/hq_hqa: Fix signness of tag
  • mov: Check memory allocation
  • jack: Check memory allocation
  • atrac3plus: give the phase_shift flag a better name.
  • atrac3plus: add support for GHA phase inversion.
  • avformat/version: Bump version for single jpeg muxer
  • doc/ffserver: Add entry for missing jpeg variant
  • vf_colormatrix: calculate coefficients only once
  • See changelog for full detals
  • Install FFmpeg 2.7 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

    Install on Fedora 22

    sudo yum install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-22.noarch.rpm
    sudo yum update
    sudo yum install ffmpeg
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