[Libav-user] How to add proprietary encoder like x264 to the FFmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Jun 20 10:27:19 CEST 2014

mincheju <mincheju at ...> writes:

> 1. In order to let livavcodec offer a wrapper for 
> my special encoder, what do I need to do?

You have to send a patch that includes an explanation 
why FFmpeg should add such a wrapper.

> 2. If my special encoder gets a wrapper from 
> livavcodec or is added to livavcodec, do I have to 
> distribute the source code?

If you don't, you will have to provide a very good 
explanation why it would be a good idea to add your 

Please don't top-post here, it is rude!

Carl Eugen

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