[vlc-devel] Query about adding support for a new codec in VLC player

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Tue Dec 29 19:30:14 CET 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 09 at 22:49 +0530, Ajit Deshpande wrote:
> If accepted by all, what is the process to add support for this codec in the
> VLC player?

It is to create a module for this codec. Alternatively you can add
support for this codec in libavcodec of the FFmpeg project. LVC and
other player use libavcodec.

>  Does this codec have to be implemented from scratch to avoid copyright
> issues or can the reference software which the standard body(ISO) provide
> can be used "as it is" ?

Depends of the license of the "reference software". Is it compatible
with the GPL ?


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