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Setup and Installation

Prerequisites#

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

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

Installation#

You can initialize a new Remotion video using

bash
npm init video
bash
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.

Ubuntu

bash
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
bash
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

Arch linux

bash
sudo pacman -S dconf alsa-lib atk glibc cairo libcups dbus expat fontconfig gcc gdk-pixbuf2 glib2 gtk3 nspr pango gcc-libs libx11 libxcomposite libxcursor libxdamage libxext libxfixes libxi libxrandr libxrender libxss libxtst ca-certificates ttf-liberation libappindicator-gtk3 nss lsb-release xdg-utils wget mesa
bash
sudo pacman -S dconf alsa-lib atk glibc cairo libcups dbus expat fontconfig gcc gdk-pixbuf2 glib2 gtk3 nspr pango gcc-libs libx11 libxcomposite libxcursor libxdamage libxext libxfixes libxi libxrandr libxrender libxss libxtst ca-certificates ttf-liberation libappindicator-gtk3 nss lsb-release xdg-utils wget mesa

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