Adding FFmpeg to system path Windows 10

Being able to use FFmpeg.exe without referencing its location or copying it into the folder you’re operating in is a huge piece of simplicity. Once FFmpeg is added to your system, path simply calling “ffmpeg” will work as a standalone.

To add FFmpeg into your system path search “edit the system environment variables” and click on the result

Now click on “Environment Variables” button at the bottom

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Find the “Path” variable and click edit

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Click new and add in the path to your FFmpeg.exe it all depends on where you put it (C:\ffmpeg\bin) etc etc

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Once added click ok and test if it works by typing “ffmpeg” into CMD