Sachin Patil


Free software developer & Emacser

ffmpeg with libmp3lame encoder support

How to manually install ffmpeg with libmp3lame encoder support.

Install lame encoder

Download and extract lame from

cd lame-*
sudo make install

Clone and install ffmpeg

git clone
./configure --enable-libmp3lame
sudo make install

Note: If you are using Fedora 27 or above, lame is available as package using dnf or yum hence not required to install from source.