How to combine MP4 files on the Ubuntu CLI

If you are looking to combine MP4 files from the command line here is the easiest solution.  First you need to use the following command to install the program.

sudo apt-get install gpac

Once installed you will be able to run the following command to join the files.

MP4Box -cat part1.mp4 -cat part2.mp4 -new joinedfile.mp4

You should now be able to combine MP4 files from the command line, and pretty quick at that.

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