[FFmpeg-devel] Load FDK AAC at run-time
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Feb 17 17:40:08 CET 2013
Kyle Schwarz <zeranoe <at> gmail.com> writes:
> There is a demand for FDK AAC, but FDK AAC cannot
> be compiled into a FFmpeg binary and remain
> compatible with the GPL. FDK AAC can however be
> redistributed as a binary alongside a FFmpeg copy
> that is GPL.
Ianal, but imo, that would (exactly) contradict the
(essence of the) GPL and we should therefore not
Whoever needs a better GPL-compatible AAC encoder
should consider to either improve or support
improving FFmpeg's native AAC encoder.
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