[Libav-user] ffmpeg and comercial licenses..

Dan Stuart dstuart at ononesoftware.com
Wed Jan 11 19:23:48 CET 2012

Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ...> writes:

> Yes, but all requirements of the LGPL still apply if you distribute the
> binaries. Please read http://ffmpeg.org/legal.html and ignore "notably libx264".
> You will have to patch your copy of FFmpeg to be able to fulfil point "1" (you
> have to remove the "--enable-gpl" requirement for x264 from configure).
> I believe it would be a good idea if you clearly say in your EULA that you
> bought a license for x264 but that you distribute FFmpeg under the LGPL.
> Carl Eugen


Thanks a lot. We will absolutely do that 
(assuming we decide to go that route). We haven't made our 
decision yet, but it will be soon. Thanks again for the help.


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