[FFmpeg-trac] #5265(undetermined:new): SmartCutter violates FFmpeg license

FFmpeg trac at avcodec.org
Tue Feb 23 20:46:52 CET 2016

#5265: SmartCutter violates FFmpeg license
             Reporter:  Lazza        |                     Type:  license
               Status:  new          |  violation
            Component:               |                 Priority:  normal
  undetermined                       |                  Version:
             Keywords:               |  unspecified
             Blocking:               |               Blocked By:
Analyzed by developer:  0            |  Reproduced by developer:  0
 ''Note: this bug report has been adapted from a
 [https://trac.mplayerhq.hu/ticket/2285 similar one] on the Mplayer trac.''

 Summary of the bug: SmartCutter is a for-pay proprietary program developed
 by Fame Ring. The website is: http://fame-ring.com/smart_cutter.html

 The Windows executable can be easily inspected for strings showing that it
 violates the license of FFMpeg and other FLOSS tools).

 How to reproduce: Run this command on the "portable version" executable.
 $ strings smart.exe | grep -C 2 -i "enable-gpl"
 --enable-gpl --enable-postproc
 libavcodec license: GPL version 2 or later
 Found %i unreleased buffers!
 Picture size %ux%u is invalid
 --enable-gpl --enable-postproc
 libavutil license: GPL version 2 or later

 Fame Ring does not provide GPL information related to the tools used, nor
 they release the source code.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/5265>
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