[Libav-user] FFmpeg libraries and Nvidia NDEC licensing

Corey Taylor corey.taylor.fl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 23:56:34 EET 2018

On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:14 PM,  <kt.neale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> If I write an application that performs hardware decoding of H264 using
> FFmpeg/FFmpeg libraries and the NVIDIA NDEC SDK, what license agreement
> applies?
> For example, (as advised by https://developer.nvidia.com/ffmpeg), I would
> have to configure a build of FFmpeg as follows:
> ./configure --enable-cuda --enable-cuvid --enable-nvenc --enable-nonfree
> --enable-libnpp
> --extra-cflags=-I/usr/local/cuda/include
> --extra-ldflags=-L/usr/local/cuda/lib64

The nvenc support is enabled by default and does not need nonfree.


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