[Libav-user] About rm/rmvb license

siqiao chen siqiaochen at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 03:04:19 CEST 2011

    Libavcodec is a free LGPL library. If I recall correctly, you can link
to a library which released under LGPL license without running into any
legal issue. However you can not release a modified version of that library
without releasing the source code.
    Hope this could help...

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 6:47 PM, 陈彬 <bingoes at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, All
> I want to incorporate the libavcodec into our commercial product (platform
> of hand-hold terminal device), but have been told that Realmedia Corp.
> will not license it unless we use their's helix player. And the license fee
> of helix player is too high.
> Is that true? Is there any way I can get the Realmedia license to play
> rm/rmvb files without using their's helix player or framework?
> It's very important to us. Thank you very much!
> Bin Chen
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