FFmpeg is a free software project, the product of which is a vast software suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio, and other multimedia files and streams.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of FFmpeg are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens Ascend
2.8.12  X*  
4.0.2 X  
4.1.3-static X  
4.3.2   X
6.1.1    X*
* Current default version

You can use  module spider ffmpeg to view available modules for a given machine. The static version is built by John Van Sickle, providing full FFmpeg features.  The non-static version is built on OSC systems and is useful for code development.  Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.

Access for Academic Users

FFmpeg is available to all OSC users.  

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

https://www.ffmpeg.org/ Open source (academic)


Usage on Owens/Ascend


To configure your environment for use of FFmpeg, run the following command:  module load ffmpeg. The default version will be loaded. 
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