How to Install FFmpeg and Add FFmpeg to Path in Windows 10

Published July 20, 2022

Install FFmpeg

Microsoft Windows or Windows is originally a graphical user interface developed by Microsoft, from which a number of independent operating systems later emerged. The original Windows was a graphical extension of the MS-DOS operating system, such as GEM or PC / GEOS.

The FFmpeg project consists of a number of free computer programs and program libraries that can record, convert, send and package digital video and audio material in various container formats. Among other things, libavcodec contains an extensive collection of audio and video codecs.


Steps to Install FFmpeg:

To install FFmpeg open any Suitable Browser


Install FFmpeg


Configuration Settings


    • Open the FFmpeg download folder.



Install FFmpeg


    • Now Extract FFmpeg Downloaded Folder.
    • Right-Click On Downloaded Folder and Click On Extract All.


Install FFmpeg


    • Now Rename the Extracted Folder As “FFmpeg”.



    • Now Copy This Folder And Paste it to “C” Drive.



Add FFmpeg to Windows 10 Path

    • First, we need to Open Edit the system environment variables.
    • Press Windows Key + S and type Edit the system environment variables and press Enter.



    • It will open the System Properties window.
    • Go to the “Advanced” tab and click on the “Environment Variables” button.



    • Select the “Path” variable and click “Edit.”


add FFmpeg


    • Click “New.”
    • In the blank field, type “C:\ffmpeg\bin” and click on the “Ok” button.


Add FFmpeg


    • Click on the “Ok” button to save changes.
    • ★  That’s it. Now you can use FFmpeg Through CMD & Powershell.