[LAU] ffmpeg or libav

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 16:13:29 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey at boosthardware.com
> wrote:

> ffmpeg has just reached a major milestone with a new version including
> support for vector graphic formats and they are a very active project with
> more daily patches than even the alsa project which I find impressive. I
> have no idea why Debian has chosen to promote libav over ffmpeg. I
> certainly don't appreciate them telling me that ffmpeg is deprecated.
> libav has some extensions from some big players but ffmpeg integrates with
> libav so you get the best of both.
> IMO ffmpeg is similar to ecasound. It's a very useful utility in the
> multimedia production toolkit.

So you compile ffmpeg from source??
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