FFMPEG install centos

This installation are full and complete installation for latest release of ffmpeg/mplayer/x264 and other module on 28-12-2009 and tested working on Centos 5.3 x86_64 or rhel server, below installation work for major media script.

Edit the /etc/ld.so.conf file and add the following lines

vi /etc/ld.so.conf


then run : ldconfig

Installing libraries

add rpmforge or dag repos for yum:

RHEL5 / CentOS-5

for i386:
wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm
for x86_64:
wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm
rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm
for PPC:
wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.ppc.rpm
rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.5.1-1.el5.rf.ppc.rpm

Run the below command

yum install zlib-devel automake autoconf gcc gmake make libcpp libgcc libstdc++ gcc4 gcc4-c++ gcc4-gfortran gcc-c++ mesa-libGL-devel mesa-libGLU-devel libXi-devel libXmu-devel freeglut-devel freeglut libtool ncurses-devel

install yasm 0.8.0

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://www.tortall.net/projects/yasm/releases/yasm-0.8.0.tar.gz
tar zxvf yasm-0.8.0.tar.gz
cd yasm-0.8.0
make && make install

Installing opencore-amr
cd ..
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencore-amr/files/opencore-amr/0.1.2/opencore-amr-0.1.2.tar.gz/download
tar zxvf opencore-amr-0.1.2.tar.gz
cd opencore-amr-0.1.2
./configure && make && make install

Installing libraw1394
cd ..
wget http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/ieee1394/libraw1394-1.3.0.tar.gz
tar zxfv libraw1394-1.3.0.tar.gz
cd libraw1394-1.3.0
make dev
make && make install

Installing libdc1394
This project requires libraw1394, you must build it first.
cd ..
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/libdc1394/files/libdc1394/1.2.2/libdc1394-1.2.2.tar.gz/download
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/libdc1394/files/libdc1394-2/2.1.2/libdc1394-2.1.2.tar.gz/download
tar zxvf libdc1394-1.2.2.tar.gz
tar zxvf libdc1394-2.1.2.tar.gz
cd libdc1394-1.2.2
make && make install
cd ../libdc1394-2.1.2
make && make install

Installing FAAD2
cd ..
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/faac/faad2-2.6.1.tar.gz
tar zxf faad2-2.6.1.tar.gz
cd faad2
autoreconf -vif
make && make install

Installing FAAC
cd ..
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/faac/faac-1.26.tar.gz
tar zxfv faac-1.26.tar.gz
cd faac
./configure --disable-mp4v2
make && make install

Installing libmp3lame
cd ..
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/lame/files/lame/3.98.2/lame-398-2.tar.gz/download
tar zxvf lame-398-2.tar.gz
cd lame-398-2
make && make install

Installing OpenJPEG
cd ..
wget http://openjpeg.googlecode.com/files/openjpeg_v1_3.tar.gz
tar zxvf openjpeg_v1_3.tar.gz
cd OpenJPEG_v1_3
make && make install

Installing libogg
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/ogg/libogg-1.1.4.tar.gz
tar zvxf libogg-1.1.4.tar.gz
cd libogg-1.1.4
make && make install

Installing libvorbis
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/vorbis/libvorbis-1.2.3.tar.gz
tar zvxf libvorbis-1.2.3.tar.gz
cd libvorbis-1.2.3
make && make install

Installing vorbistool
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/vorbis/vorbis-tools-1.2.0.tar.gz
tar zvxf vorbis-tools-1.2.0.tar.gz
cd vorbis-tools-1.2.0
make && make install

Installing libtheora
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora/libtheora-1.1.1.tar.bz2
tar jvxf libtheora-1.1.1.tar.bz2
cd libtheora-1.1.1
make && make install

Installing libspeex
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/speex/speex-1.2rc1.tar.gz
tar zvxf speex-1.2rc1.tar.gz
cd speex-1.2rc1
make && make install

Installing Xvid
cd ..
wget http://downloads.xvid.org/downloads/xvidcore-1.2.2.tar.gz
tar zvxf xvidcore-1.2.2.tar.gz
cd xvidcore/build/generic
make && make install

Installing gpac & MP4Box
cd ..
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gpac/gpac-0.4.5.tar.gz
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gpac/gpac_extra_libs-0.4.5.tar.gz
tar zxvf gpac-0.4.5.tar.gz
tar zxvf gpac_extra_libs-0.4.5.tar.gz
cd gpac
cp -r ../gpac_extra_libs/* extra_lib/
chmod +x configure
make lib
make apps
make install-lib
make install
cp bin/gcc/libgpac.so /usr/lib

Installing latest x264

Make sure you installed yasm 0.7.0 or higher, and installed gi.

Well Git is getting more popular these days. If you need to build ffmpeg in a pinch you might need it.
Steps to getting GIT 1.6.4 is latest as of this writing

cd ..
cd /usr/local/src
wget http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-1.6.4.tar.gz
tar -xvzf git-1.6.4.tar.gz
cd git-1.6.4
make install
whereis git
git: /usr/local/bin/git

Installing x264

git clone git://git.videolan.org/x264.git
cd x264
./configure --enable-pthread --enable-mp4-output --enable-shared
make install

Installing flvtool2 & yamdi
You need ruby to be installed before installing flvtool2, please do as following if you on cpanel server

if on other server please use:
cd ..
wget ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/ruby-1.6.8.tar.gz
tar zxvf ruby-1.6.8.tar.gz
cd ruby-1.6.8
make && make install

ignore above step if you have ruby install on your server.

install flvtool2:
cd ..
wget http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/17497/flvtool2-1.0.6.tgz
tar xvzf flvtool2-1.0.6.tgz
cd flvtool2-1.0.6/
ruby setup.rb config
ruby setup.rb setup
ruby setup.rb install

install yamdi:
cd ..
yum install yamdi


cd ..
cd /usr/local/src
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/yamdi/yamdi/1.4/yamdi-1.4.tar.gz?use_mirror=nchc
tar -zxvf yamdi-1.4.tar.gz
cd yamdi-1.4
gcc yamdi.c -o yamdi -O2 -Wall
mv yamdi /usr/bin/

Installing FFMPEG

after library installed please run : ldconfig -v

get and download ffmpeg using svn, make sure you install subversion first before begin, a tutorial for installing subversion is:

use yum for this for installation:

[email protected] [~]# yum install subversion

and then you may get this error:
Error: Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion

please do this if you get that error:

wget ftp://ftp.icm.edu.pl/vol/rzm1/linux-centos/5.3/os/i386/CentOS/perl-URI-1.35-3.noarch.rpm
rpm -i perl-URI-1.35-3.noarch.rpm

compile from source:

wget http://subversion.tigris.org/downloa...n-1.4.6.tar.gz
wget http://subversion.tigris.org/downloa...s-1.4.6.tar.gz

tar -xzvf subversion-1.4.6.tar.gz
tar -xzvf subversion-deps-1.4.6.tar.gz
cd subversion-1.4.6

./configure --prefix=$HOME --without-berkeley-db --with-ssl --with-editor=/usr/bin/vim --without-apxs --without-apache
make install

Installing FFMpeg
svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk ffmpeg
cd ffmpeg
mkdir /usr/local/src/tmp
chmod 777 /usr/local/src/tmp
export TMPDIR=/usr/local/src/tmp
./configure --enable-shared --enable-gpl --enable-version3 --enable-nonfree --enable-pthreads --enable-x11grab --enable-libopencore-amrnb --enable-libopencore-amrwb --enable-libdc1394 --enable-libfaac --enable-libfaad --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libopenjpeg --enable-libspeex --enable-libtheora --enable-libvorbis --enable-libx264 --enable-libxvid --enable-zlib
make && make install

Installing Mplayer & Mencoder
cd ..
cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/essential-20071007.tar.bz2
tar xjvf essential-20071007.tar.bz2
mv /usr/local/src/essential-20071007/ /usr/local/lib/codecs/
chmod -R 755 /usr/local/lib/codecs/

cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/all-20071007.tar.bz2
tar jxvf all-20071007.tar.bz2
mv /usr/local/src/all-20071007/ /usr/local/lib/codecs/
chmod -R 755 /usr/local/lib/codecs/

cd ..
svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/mplayer/trunk mplayer
cd /usr/local/src/mplayer
svn update
cd mplayer
make && make install

Installing mediainfo
cd ..
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/zenlib/libzen0-0.4.9-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm
rpm -ivh libzen0-0.4.9-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mediainfo/libmediainfo0-0.7.26-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm
rpm -ivh libmediainfo0-0.7.26-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mediainfo/mediainfo-0.7.26-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm
rpm -ivh mediainfo-0.7.26-1.x86_64.CentOS_5.rpm

Installing neroAacEnc
cd ..
wget ftp://ftp6.nero.com/tools/NeroDigitalAudio.zip
unzip NeroDigitalAudio.zip -d nero
cd nero/linux
sudo install -D -m755 neroAacEnc /usr/local/bin

Installing ffmpeg-php
cd ..
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffmpeg-php/files/ffmpeg-php/0.6.0/ffmpeg-php-0.6.0.tbz2/download
tar jxvf ffmpeg-php-0.6.0.tbz2
cd ffmpeg-php-0.6.0
make install

add below line to your php.ini


you can find your php.ini path using:

php -i | grep php.ini

save and restart your apache/httpd.

/root/ffmpeg-php-0.5.0/ffmpeg_frame.c:495: error: ‘PIX_FMT_RGBA32′ undeclared (first use in this function)
make: *** [ffmpeg_frame.lo] Error 1


1. Open the file “/root/ffmpeg-php-0.5.0/ffmpeg_frame.c” using vi editor.
2. Go to the line you are getting this error. [In this example, line #495].
3. Execute the following command.

Press ESC and :%s/PIX_FMT_RGBA32/PIX_FMT_RGB32

4. Save the file and recompile it once again.

to check installed module:

which php ffmpeg mplayer mencoder flvtool2 yamdi MP4Box neroAacEnc mediainfo

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