[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] the future of libamr

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed May 20 11:38:56 CEST 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 08:51:29PM +0300, Kostya wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 07:38:50PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > Now that OpenCORE AMR support is just around the corner, what about
> > libamr?  I'm in favor of removing support for it.  It's nonfree and it's
> > crap and we have a free replacement.
> > 
> > There is a catch: libamr supports AMR-WB encoding, OpenCORE does not.
> > IMO we can disregard this.  Hopefully it will spur the development of a
> > native replacement.  I do not plan to remove libamr support from the 0.5
> > branch, so it will always be available there.
> > 
> > Thoughts?  Votes?
> AMR-NB decoding: we should have that after this GSoC
> AMR-NB encoding: the same but less likely

You can always hope, but these days I believe in it when I see commits
to FFmpeg's trunk ;)

> AMR-WB decoding: IIRC Vladimir has sent patches for supporting it and ACELP

Is AMR-WB G.729?  I thought the patches from Vladimir were just for
G.729 and ACELP.NET

> AMR-WB encoding: uhm, somebody should write that



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