[FFmpeg-user] I want to use FFmpeg in commercial product. Who do I need to contact?

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 17:43:39 EET 2020

Am Mi., 11. März 2020 um 16:40 Uhr schrieb Ted Park <kumowoon1025 at gmail.com>:

> > You are only allowed to distribute binaries based on FFmpeg source
> > code if you follow the requirements of the GPL or the LGPL depending
> > on compile time options.
> >
> > Since you are using the word "use" three times in your question:
> > Usage of FFmpeg is not restricted as long as you agree with the
> > no-warranty clause of the (L)GPL.
> I’m just curious, but if this kind of question was posed to a less-than-scrupulous
> party, and they sell the querier a compatible binary and source with the GPL
> license, is there any way to be recompensed if he/she finds out it could have
> been obtained for free later on?

Note if the price was reasonable to some degree.
(The licenses do no forbid to "sell" binaries and compilation usually
takes time.)

Carl Eugen

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