Install FFmpeg 4.0.3 on Ubuntu 18.04

FFmpeg is a popular multimedia framework, that enables the users to easily ncode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play audio and video content.

Also worth mentioning, FFmpeg provides the ffmpeg  tool for converting multimedia files, the ffserver streaming tool, the ffplay media player based on SDL and ffmpeg libraries and the ffprobe multimedia stream analyzer.

The latest version available is FFmpeg 4.0.3, which brings updates.

Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install ffmpeg on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and other Ubuntu derivative systems, you need to add the required PPA, update the local repo index and install the ffmpeg package.

Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/ffmpeg-4
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

To remove ffmpeg, do:

sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg

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