Debian is preparing the transition to FFmpeg!

Ending an era of shipping Libav as default the Debian Multimedia Team is working out the last details of switching to FFmpeg. If you would like to read more about the reasons please read the rationale behind the change on the dedicated wiki page. If you feel so be welcome to test the new ffmpeg packages or join the discussion starting here. (Warning, the thread is loooong!)

 

7 thoughts on “Debian is preparing the transition to FFmpeg!

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  2. twogun

    Wonderful news. Hopefully this will trickle down to Ubuntu since it is based off Debian.

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  5. Karl

    And mesa 11.0.2 is in experimental, soon to be in sid which updates OpenGL support a bunch!
    Seriously good times in the linux world.

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