Installing FFmpeg on a Mac (without Macports)

Installing Macports (including FFmpeg):

FFmpeg playlist:

Move to the Download Directory
cd ~/Downloads
View Files in Download Directory
ls -l
Unzip FFmpeg
unzip ffmpeg*.zip
Move into FFmpeg Directory
cd ffmpeg*
View Files in the Directory
View Files in /usr/local/bin
ls /usr/local/bin
Create /usr/local/bin Directory (if it doesn’t exist)
sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/bin
Copy FFmpeg Binaries to System
sudo cp -r bin/* /usr/local/bin/
View Executable Search Paths
echo $PATH
Create .bash_profile (if needed)
touch ~/.bash_profile
Open .bash_profile
open -e ~/.bash_profile

Add this to the bottom:

 export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"

Type control-o to save and control-x to exit.

Reload .bash_profile
source ~/.bash_profile

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