install.FFmpeg: Downloads and installs FFmpeg for windows

Description Usage Arguments Details References Examples

View source: R/install.R

Description

Allows the user to downloads the latest version of FFmpeg for Windows. IMPORTANT NOTE: The user (YOU) are responsible for unpacking the 7zip file into the relevant directory. All that this function does is to download the 7zip file and "run" it.

Usage

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install.FFmpeg(
  page_with_download_url = "http://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/",
  ...
)

Arguments

page_with_download_url

the URL of the FFmpeg download page.

...

extra parameters to pass to install.URL

Details

FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec - the leading audio/video codec library. See the documentation for a complete feature list and the Changelog for recent changes. This function downloads current releases and NOT the Development Snapshots. This function is useful for saveVideo() in the animation package.

References

Examples

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## Not run: 
install.FFmpeg() # installs the latest version of FFmpeg 

## End(Not run)

installr documentation built on May 9, 2021, 1:09 a.m.