[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg issue

dE . de.techno at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 06:27:02 CET 2011

On 12/11/11 03:28, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> doreisan<doreisan<at>  yahoo.com>  writes:
>> After 3 hours of trying I can't get it to enable mp3 encoding.  The only
>> reasoning that I'm given for disabling it is some lame excuse that it's
>> proprietory.
> Please be 100% assured that the reason FFmpeg does not support MP3 encoding is
> not that it is proprietary: After all, many other proprietary formats can be
> encoded with FFmpeg.
> (The reason is probably that an MP3 encoder exists that may also be distributed
> under the LGPL and FFmpeg contains a wrapper for this encoder.)
> [...]
What? ffmpeg doesn't support mp3? I just encoded it a few days ago to 
test Dolby Pro Logic (unfortunately the resultant mp3 was not Dolby pro 
>> every music player on the f'n entire earth uses mp3
> Sure.
> These music players can decode MP3, as can FFmpeg.
> Carl Eugen
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