Why is ffmpeg deprecated ?? and where is the avconv package located please?
Using Ubuntu 12.10
The ffmpeg package is still being developed as far as I know.
To install the latest version you need to add this ppa to your sources:
The "deprecated" message was designed to mislead users on purpose. The fake, so-called ffmpeg from the fork has been deprecated for avconv. Development of real ffmpeg from FFmpeg is very active. See:
Originally Posted by royalist10
Unfortunately this PPA only supplies the 0.10 and 0.7 release branches which are considered to be old for general users.
Originally Posted by speartip
Your best options for using an up-to-date ffmpeg from FFmpeg are: