ffmpeg is a key component to run a video sharing website like Youtube, Daily Motion etc. A typical video sharing website allows users to upload and share their videos. Web admins of video sharing web sites now choose FFmpeg hosting to meet their needs. Video sharing web sites are generally open to a huge audience which makes it more engaging for the users. A video sharing website is generally very resource intensive and needs fast servers.
You could easily start with a video sharing website on a Semi-dedicated Server. However, a web site which is relatively famous and has ample of visitors, it is best to use a Dedicated Server. ffmpeg and all other required modules will be installed free of cost by the technical department upon request from a user.