[FFmpeg-user] trouble installing ffmpeg

Jake McGaker jasonfurlong17 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 00:22:31 EEST 2020

oh it's windows 10 64bit and I got the download from
Idk the last two things you asked

On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 5:18 PM Jake McGaker <jasonfurlong17 at gmail.com>

> Ok, don't totally know what you're saying. I have an mkv file that I need
> to convert to an mp4 and I was told on reddit that using ffmpeg is the best
> way to do that. I downloaded version 20200721 for windows 10 64 bit static.
> I'll just say what the In the tutorial it instructed me to then move the
> files from the bin, to a folder I created on my hard drive. Then I was
> instructed to edit the system environment variables to add the folder I had
> just moved the contents of the download to. Then you are supposed to type
> the location of the folder, copy and paste it into the cmd prompt, but I
> keep getting the error, "'C:\ffmpeg' is not recognized as an internal or
> external command," Apparently following this tutorial should've helped me
> download/install this program. Please be patient with me, this is the first
> I've heard of the program and I really need to know how to use it for
> something I'm working on.
> operable program or batch file.
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 4:59 PM Carl Zwanzig <cpz at tuunq.com> wrote:
>> On 7/22/2020 1:53 PM, Jake McGaker wrote:
>> > and when I get to the
>> > step after I edit the environmental variables and I type in the cmd
>> prompt,
>> > I get an error saying ffmpeg didn't install.
>> Almost no one here is going to watch the video, please just explain
>> what's
>> going on and include the command and output of what you're doing in the
>> email. (And do not top-post when replying.)
>> Which OS?
>> Where did you get ffmpeg?
>> Are you trying to -build- it or install pre-build binaries?
>> What commands?
>> z!
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