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Setup and Installation


The only dependencies for Remotion are FFMPEG and Node.js.

Please read these guides to install them in case you haven't yet.


You can initialize a new Remotion video using

npm init video

That's it! Wait for the installation to be finished and follow the instructions in the terminal.

Additional step for Linux users#

Linux users need to install some additional packages to get Chrome/Puppeteer working correctly.


apt install -y gconf-service libasound2 libatk1.0-0 libc6 libcairo2 libcups2 libdbus-1-3 libexpat1 libfontconfig1 libgcc1 libgconf-2-4 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libglib2.0-0 libgtk-3-0 libnspr4 libpango-1.0-0 libpangocairo-1.0-0 libstdc++6 libx11-6 libx11-xcb1 libxcb1 libxcomposite1 libxcursor1 libxdamage1 libxext6 libxfixes3 libxi6 libxrandr2 libxrender1 libxss1 libxtst6 ca-certificates fonts-liberation libappindicator1 libnss3 lsb-release xdg-utils wget libgbm-dev

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