[Libav-user] about ffmpeg's lgpl

Gabriel Duarte confusosk8 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 20:25:04 CET 2011

Look at the section *License Compliance Checklist:*

I think it answers your questions :)

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 11:30 AM, kunkka cai <sycsdr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm developing a free (in price) software which should be able to play mp3
> files. I know ffmpeg is a great codec, so I want my application to link
> against it.
> Actually I have built some Dlls (avcodec-52.dll, avformat-52.dll,
> avutil-50.dll) without  "--enable-gpl" and without "--enable-nofree". And
> my application that linking against those dlls works well.
> Since I don't want my software to be open-source or become under LGPL/GPL.
> That means I don't want to distribute the source code of my application,
> but I can distribute the source code of the ffmpeg dlls I use.
> Can I compress them(my application and those dlls) together into a single
> installation file and distribute it on the internet? Or what can I do?
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Gabriel Duarte
Linux User #471185
France / Grenoble - Rhône Alpes
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