FFMpeg This section provides an overview of what ffmpeg is, and why a developer might want to use it.
It should also mention any large subjects within ffmpeg, and link out to the related topics. Since the Documentation for ffmpeg is new, you may need to create initial versions of those related topics.
FFmpeg can be installed on a mixture of Operating Systems, including Unix and OS X. Using a command line extension, this utility can also be installed on Windows using a dll.
Another way is using HomeBrew: https://www.howtogeek.com/211541/homebrew-for-os-x-easily-installs-desktop-apps-and-terminal-utilities/
brew install ffmpeg --with-fdk-aac --with-ffplay --with-libass --with-libvorbis --with-libvpx --with-rtmpdump --with-openh264 --with-tools
FFmpeg (or "Fast Forward MPEG") is a simple yet feature rich command line utility to allow the manipulation (including decoding, encoding, transcoding, muxing, demuxing, streaming, filtering, and playing) of media and video files. This utility differs from other GUI orientated software as it employs the WYSIWYG methodology (What You See Is What You Get). Instead of hidden away menus and features, everything can be found by just typing
ffmpeg -h when set up, or following the comprehensive documentation. In addition to the command line tool there are a number of C libraries (which it uses), that can be used to bring the functionality of FFmpeg into other projects. The documentation for the libraries includes many examples to help get you started.