How To Install FFMultiConverter On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, FFMultiConverter is an open-source conversion application with support for the following file formats: aac, ac3, afc, aiff, amr, asf, au, avi, dvd, flac, flv, mka, mkv, mmf, mov, mp3, mp4, mpg, ogg, ogv, psp, rm, spx, vob, wav, webm, wma, bmp, cgm, DPX, EMF, EPS, FPX, GIF, JBIG, jng, jpeg, MrSID, p7, pdf, picon, png, ppm, psd, rad, tga, tif, webp, xpm, and also we can convert documents in formats doc, odt, pdf, html, ppt, txt, sdw, xls, rtf. It runs over ffmpeg for audio/video files, unoconv for document files and the PythonMagick library for file conversions.

The latest version available is FFMultiConverter 1.6, which has been released a while ago.

 how to install FFMultiConverter 1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0

In this article I will show you how to install FFMultiConverter 1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, we have to add the ffmpeg and multiconverter PPAs to your system, update the local repository index and install the ffmulticonverter package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ffmulticonverter/stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ffmulticonverter

Optional, to remove ffmulticonverter, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove ffmulticonverter

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