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  1. Hi, I accidentally got the static version of ffmpeg and, how do I remove it from my computer? Or does static mean its just a one time run and wasn't actually installed?

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  2. static means all libraries are compiled into 1 binary, so you can just delete it (it's just a single executable with nothing installed)
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    ffmpeg comes as either static or shared. The static build is one big binary, with everything it needs included within. The shared build depends on external libraries.
    To remove a static version of ffmpeg, just delete the binary.

    Edit: poisondeathray was faster.
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  4. Find or locate static ffmpeg, right-click or drag-n-drop -> to trash, and finally Empty trash.
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  5. Thanks guys, I figured that was the case but I wasn't sure.
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