On 2020-11-17 17:34, Tom Worster wrote:
> but i'm curious why you want to do that. is there a negative
> consequence to having decoder capability that you don't need?
AAC-LC is patent free at this point in US. AAC-Main in theory could be a
patent free in December 2020 as the corresponding standard was published
in December 1999, but there could be patent extensions or whatever.
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Am Di., 17. Nov. 2020 um 14:43 Uhr schrieb Igor Bukanov <[hidden email]>:
> is it possible to compile ffmpeg to include only support for
> AAC-LC profile support from the whole AAC decoder?
Please understand that there is no guarantee whatsoever that
FFmpeg binaries compiled with --disable-all do not violate any
software patents or will not violate any software patents in the
(Note that the people who claim they do not for a very long time
unintentionally distributed FFmpeg with all definitely patented
codecs enabled - so I wouldn't trust them too much.)