[FFmpeg-devel] binary for Android
alexcohn at netvision.net.il
Thu Nov 28 06:23:27 CET 2013
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> On Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:12:58
> Alex Cohn <alexcohn <at>
> > Hi,
> > I can prepare a script that
will build the latest version of
> > binary (static build, if you
care) for Android, and package it
> > that it can be uploaded to the
official Play Store (managed by
> > Google, if you care), so that
this binary be available for
> > who wants to use ffmpeg in
their Android apps.
> that would be great.
> > Do you think it's a good idea?
Will there be any licensing
> yes good idea.
> just host the android source on
a website and put a link to the
> in with your app description and
readme file thats distributed with
You probably misunderstood my
motivation. There are literally
dozens of derived work on the Web
(many in github) and quite a few
of them have corresponding Play
But none of these is "official"
even in sense of Zeranoe. Their
(if any) is not explicitly
defined, and never synchronized
with ffmpeg release timeline.
They have good reasons: most of
them bring a lot of added value
specific to platform, or have been
created to solve some concrete
I'd like to see this changed, and
bring Android build into the main
I believe that this platform
deserves and technically can be
one of the official distribution
This should probably involve
building some platform-specific
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