# Transcoder plugin for Craft CMS 3.x
Transcode video & audio files to various formats, and provide video thumbnails
Related: Transcoder for Craft 2.x
Note: The license fee for this plugin is $59.00 via the Craft Plugin Store.
This plugin requires Craft CMS 3.0.0 or later.
To install Transcoder, follow these steps:
Open your terminal and go to your Craft project:
Then tell Composer to load the plugin:
composer require nystudio107/craft-transcoder
Install the plugin via
./craft install/plugin transcodervia the CLI, or in the Control Panel, go to Settings → Plugins and click the “Install” button for Transcoder.
You can also install Transcoder via the Plugin Store in the Craft Control Panel.
Transcoder works on Craft 3.x.
You will also need ffmpeg installed for Transcoder to work. On Ubuntu 16.04, you can do just:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
ffmpeg on Centos 6/7, you can follow the guide How to Install FFmpeg on CentOS
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