How to install and use winFF a graphical user interface for ffmpeg


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WinFF is a GUI for the command line video converter, FFMPEG. It will convert most any video file that FFmpeg will convert.

WinFF does multiple files in multiple formats at one time. You can for example convert mpeg’s, flv’s, and mov’s, all into avi’s

all at once. WinFF is available for Windows 95, 98 , ME, NT, XP, VISTA, and Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat based GNU/Linux

distributions. WinFF is available in Brazillian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese Tradditional, Danish, English, French, German,

Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, and Turkish.

I -Install winFF

To install winFF you will need first to install ffmpeg

For Ubuntu,debian….

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

Now to install winFF :

sudo apt-get install winFF 


Second installation method : Using synaptic package manager

you can install it also using synaptic package manager, go to system–>Administration–>Synaptic package manager

search ffmpeg and mark it for install


use the same to install winFF package.

After the installation is finished, you will find winFF under menu–>Sound&Video–>video converter(winFF)


II- How to use winFF:

To see how to use winFF to convert video`s, see the steps in my video bellow :


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