[FFmpeg-user] use of x264 "within ffmpeg" in a non GPL application [legal]?

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 20 18:19:01 CET 2012

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Roger Pack <rogerdpack2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've gotten this question a few times:
> If somebody is building a proprietary app, which uses "ffmpeg.exe"
> underneath (for example for streaming), where ffmpeg was compiled with
> --enable-gpl and includes x264:  What's your take on this? Should it
> be "allowed" license wise?
> Cheers!
> -roger-

As long as source code for that specific ffmpeg is bundled/available,
then why shouldn't it be?



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