[FFmpeg-trac] #4828(avcodec:open): use Core Audio AAC-encoder and AC3-decoder (was: use Core Audio AAC-encoder and AC3-decoder to avoid patent concerns)

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Fri Sep 4 12:54:36 CEST 2015

#4828: use Core Audio AAC-encoder and AC3-decoder
             Reporter:  julian       |                    Owner:
                 Type:  enhancement  |                   Status:  open
             Priority:  wish         |                Component:  avcodec
              Version:  git-master   |               Resolution:
             Keywords:  osx          |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
Changes (by cehoyos):

 * status:  new => open


 Replying to [comment:2 julian]:
 > > As-such, this ticket is clearly invalid: FFmpeg without the AAC and
 without the AC3
 > > decoder most likely contains code covered by (many) software-patents.
 > of course there are many other patented codecs inside ffmpeg. you
 configure ffmpeg to use them or not to use them.

 You misunderstand: I believe it is very unlikely that you succeed to
 configure FFmpeg so that it does not use patent-covered algorithms.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/4828#comment:4>
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