Install FFmpeg 2.8.5 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian

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FFmpeg is an open source and cross-platform solution for converting, encoding and recording audio and video streams.It is available for download as a single source archive that can be  compiled and installed in any Linux-based operating system.

In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Latest  Version of FFmpeg 2.8.5 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS /other versions , LinuxMint and Debian.

Changes in FFmpeg:

It includes the following library versions
libavutil      54. 31.100
libavcodec     56. 60.100
libavformat    56. 40.101
libavdevice    56.  4.100
libavfilter     5. 40.101
libavresample   2.  1.  0
libswscale      3.  1.101
libswresample   1.  2.101
libpostproc    53.  3.100

Installation steps

Step 1:Download the tar file from the home site
wget https://www.ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-2.8.5.tar.bz2
Step 2: Extract the tar package and make the install 

cd ffmpeg-2.8.5/
./configure
make &&  make install 
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