How to Install ffmpeg on Mac High Sierra 10.13 Easy Guide

ffmpeg Mac High Sierra Installation Guide




Hi! You are Welcome! First of all this Tutorials Shows You How-to Install FFmpeg on macOS Mojave 10.14.

First of all, FFmpeg for Mac High Sierra is the leading Multimedia Framework to Decode, Encode, Transcode, Mux, Demux, Stream, Filter and Play.

And to Setup ffmpeg for Mac Mojave 10.14 you have to Grab the 64-bit Mac Build.

Furthermore, here is described a System Wide Installation, but you are Free to Run directly ffmpeg Localy from your Home Space.

Finally, inclueded inside this Guide you find also detailed Instructions on How to Getting-Started with FFmpeg on Mac.

How to Install ffmpeg on Mac High Sierra 10.13 Easy Guide - Featured
  1. Download Latest FFmpeg Build for Mac

    Get ffmpeg for macOS

    Select from the List the macOS 64-bit.

  2. To Extract ffmpeg Zip Double Click on Archive on Finder

     - ffmpeg on Mac Finder
  3. Then Open a Terminal Shell Emulator
    Applications > Utilities > Terminal
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  4. Access the Target Location
    In this Fashion:

    cd && cd Dowloads
  5. So Remove FFmpeg Zip
    Executing:

    sudo rm ./ffmpeg*.zip
  6. Now Relocate FFmpeg
    Executing:

    sudo mv ./ffmpeg* /opt/ffmpeg
  7. Next Set SuperUser as Owner
    Simply with:

    sudo chown -R root:admin /opt/ffmpeg

    Achieve the root Session:

    exit
  8. Further Insert ffmpeg into User’s Path
    This for Easy Launching:

    nano $HOME/.profile

    And Append:

    export PATH=$PATH:/opt/ffmpeg/bin

    Reload the Path with:

    source $HOME/.profile
  9. Finally Test ffmpeg Setup
    Again from Terminal:

    ffmpeg --help
  10. How to Getting-Started with FFmpeg on Mac

    Get ffmpeg Documentation

    Select from the List the macOS 64-bit.