[Libav-user] Using ffmpeg.exe in a project (non-commercial)

jan hölscher jan.hoelscher at codergrid.de
Thu Feb 23 10:41:31 CET 2012

2012/2/23 John Dexter <jdxsolutions at gmail.com>

> On 23 February 2012 01:19, Phil Turmel <philip at turmel.org> wrote:
> > On 02/22/2012 10:53 AM, Benjamin Gamisch wrote:
> > [...]
> >> I would appreciate an answer whether I am allowed to use the FFMPEG.exe
> file or not.
> >
> > Per your screenshot, probably not.  If you distribute FFmpeg, you must
> follow the license.  There's no exception for non-commercial use.  You must
> provide or offer to provide the source code for the version of FFmpeg you
> ship.
> In cases where just the .EXE is distributed and used, isn't standard
> practice simply to include a license.txt which has the GPL license,
> credits use of ffmpeg and provides a link, etc - and to add a notice
> to your in-app credits section, installer wizard, etc if applicable?
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