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ffmpeg tested on a Raspberry Pi 3
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ffmpeg for Raspberry Pi

Continue reading to see the steps taken to create this image

Test environment

  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • Host OS: Raspbian Jessie Lite image (downloaded from the official site)
  • Docker image: docker pull resin/rpi-raspbian:jessie-20160831

Test with big_buck_bunny videos

Tags with format: bbbunny[number] are used to show the frame size of the video file that is already stored in the image. The videos were downloaded from

# image: tgogos/ffmpeg:bbbunny-480
ffmpeg -re -i -codec copy -f mpegts udp://your_ip:9999

# image: tgogos/ffmpeg:bbbunny-720
ffmpeg -re -i -codec copy -f mpegts udp://your_ip:9999

# image: tgogos/ffmpeg:bbbunny-1080
ffmpeg -re -i -codec copy -f mpegts udp://your_ip:9999

tag: 20161007

Downloaded / compiled ffmpeg source code

* Beware that this compilation procedure took a few hours to finish

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install git
git clone git://
cd ffmpeg
apt-get install build-essential
apt-get install pkg-config
make install


Raspberry (eth0:

ffmpeg -re -i test_video.mp4 -vcodec mpeg4 -an -b 1024k -s 640x480 -f mpegts udp:

Demo pc (eth0:

ffplay udp://

tag: 20161011

apt-get install net-tools
apt-get install iputils-ping
apt-get install traceroute
apt-get install nano
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