[FFmpeg-devel] Big companies taking advantage of ffmpeg developers

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Aug 23 23:36:45 CEST 2007

On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 10:14:30PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Thursday, 23 August 2007 at 14:32, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [...]
> > btw, maybe we should use roundup to keep track of license violations, what do
> > people think?
> > ive definitly lost track of the past ones and that isnt good
> I've kept track of several recent ones on MPlayer's related projects page:
> * Konvertor http://www.konvertor.net/indexe.html
> Multimedia file conversion utility containing FFmpeg that fails to give
> credit. They even have our own unmodified windows-all codec pack for
> download.
> * Replay Converter http://applian.com/replay-converter/index.php
> Multimedia file conversion utility containing MEncoder that fails to give
> credit.
> * MP4Converter http://www.mp4converter.net/dvd-to-appletv-converter-mac.html
> Multimedia file conversion utility containing a renamed FFmpeg binary that
> fails to give credit.
> * GOM Player http://gomplayer.com/
> Multimedia player containing FFmpeg that fails to give credit. They do
> include a copy of the LGPL, but don't mention FFmpeg. The only reference to
> FFmpeg seems to be this post: http://www.gomplayer.com/forum/viewtopic.html?t=435.
> Feel free to add them to roundup. I'm planning to contact their authors about
> this but it's not my top priority.

ive created issue 109-112 for them
if there are any news please update them

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