[Libav-user] Ffmpeg license.
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Feb 24 01:02:09 CET 2016
Mohamed Moanis <mohamed_moanis at ...> writes:
> I have a question about the license of using ffmpeg libraries
> in a commercial application, does it imply that the
> application be open source or free?!
Please read the GPL, the LGPL and http://ffmpeg.org/legal.html
for an answer.
> I am afraid that some companies could be using ffmpeg for
> commercial applications and making profit, while the
> developers behind it take zero credits or at least don't
> get paid for their work.
There is nothing wrong with making profit with free
software, this is not forbidden.
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