[FFmpeg-devel] FFMpeg GPL license Violations by Android apps

riya khanna riyakhanna1983 at gmail.com
Mon May 15 18:24:46 EEST 2017

Please find the list of apps here:

We have inspected 1.6 free Google Playstore Android apps and found over
4,300 apps violating GPL 2 or 3 (--enable-gpl) licensing terms.

Let us know if you have any questions. Thanks!


On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com>

> 2017-05-11 15:55 GMT+02:00 riya khanna <riyakhanna1983 at gmail.com>:
> > We are a group of PhD students at Georgia Tech carrying out a research
> > project that explores free software violations by mobile apps. We found
> > that over 100 Android apps use GPL version of FFMpeg.
> >
> > We can share a list of all the apps if you are interested in details.
> > Please let us know.
> You could send the list to this mailing list.
> (Please do not open 100 tickets on our bug tracker.)
> There's really not much we can do, Carl Eugen
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