dave writes "FFmpeg is a complete solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec, the leading audio/video codec library. FFmpeg is developed under Linux, but it can compiled under most operating systems,
including Windows. In ubuntu This package contains the ffplay multimedia player, the ffserver streaming server and the ffmpeg audio and video encoder. They support most existing file formats (AVI, MPEG, OGG, Matroska, ASF, …) and encoding formats (MPEG, DivX, MPEG4, AC3, DV, …)."
July 26, 2007