[FFmpeg-user] Compiling AAC decoder with only AAC-LC

Igor Bukanov igor at vivaldi.com
Tue Nov 17 18:52:43 EET 2020

On 2020-11-17 17:34, Tom Worster wrote:
> but i'm curious why you want to do that. is there a negative
> consequence to having decoder capability that you don't need?

AAC-LC is patent free at this point in US. AAC-Main in theory could be a 
patent free in December 2020 as the corresponding standard was published 
in December 1999, but there could be patent extensions or whatever.

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