[vlc-devel] Is AAC support enabled in VLC 1.0.0-rc4 ffmpeg (MacOS X)?
rafael.carre at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 01:19:21 CEST 2009
On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 22:56:30 +0200
Derk-Jan Hartman <hartman at videolan.org> wrote:
> On 25 jun 2009, at 21:01, Rafaël Carré wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:24:29 +0200
> > "Felix Paul Kühne" <fkuehne.videolan at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Am 25.06.2009 um 16:17 schrieb Andre-John Mas:
> >>> Is there any reason why this not enabled by default? I am refering
> >>> to the binary release.
> >> Yes, there are licensing issues with FFmpeg in combination with
> >> libfaac. The FFmpeg developer don't consider libfaac as free
> >> software anymore. I don't know the details, so if we decide to
> >> still support libfaac, I'll happily activate it.
> > My ffmpeg checkout has a aacenc.c (C) 2008 Konstantin Shishkov, is
> > this
> > one disabled?
> For some reason, vlc won't use it. I've also been told it's terribly
It's not built in ffmpeg, and looks quite inefficient at the
moment according to the author:
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