Sachin Patil


Free Software developer & Emacser

ffmpeg with libmp3lame encoder support

Published on Apr 02, 2017 by Sachin.

How to manually install ffmpeg with libmp3lame encoder support.

Install lame encoder

Download and extract lame from https://sourceforge.net/projects/lame

1: cd lame-*
2: make
3: sudo make install

Clone and install ffmpeg

1: git clone https://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git
2: ./configure --enable-libmp3lame
3: make
4: 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.