[FFmpeg-user] Faad compilation option?

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Tue Oct 18 15:41:17 CEST 2011

On 18/10/11 13:34, Stas Oskin wrote:
>> it seems no special configure optional needed for faad.
> Meaning it's being linked automatically (if present on system)? Or it's not
> being used altogether, and the built-in AAC decoding used?
> I'm asking this from the reason if I need to have the FAAD installed or not
> before FFMPEG compilation.

faad is the aac decoder, and afaik is no longer used by ffmpeg, only 
faac is used for coding and ffmpeg decodes natively.


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