[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] the future of libamr

Diego Biurrun diego
Sat May 23 14:29:41 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 07:38:50PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> Now that OpenCORE AMR support is just around the corner, what about
> libamr?  I'm in favor of removing support for it.  It's nonfree and it's
> crap and we have a free replacement.
> There is a catch: libamr supports AMR-WB encoding, OpenCORE does not.
> IMO we can disregard this.  Hopefully it will spur the development of a
> native replacement.  I do not plan to remove libamr support from the 0.5
> branch, so it will always be available there.
> Thoughts?  Votes?

This has been a topic of discussion on IRC as well and nobody appears to
be left that opposes removing libamr support.

I will go through with this after I have added OpenCORE support to


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