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AVbin

http://code.google.com/p/avbin/
AVbin is a thin wrapper around FFmpeg, providing binary compatibility for applications and languages that need it. FFmpeg is a collection of audio and video codecs widely used in projects such as mplayer, xine, gstreamer and VLC. It is under continuous development; so much so that its developers rarely provide a release, and SVN snapshots of the library must be statically linked to avoid version incompatibilities. AVbin allows programs that require dynamic linkage to use FFmpeg. It does this by providing:

  • an accurate version number within the shared library, allowing applications to select the appropriate data structures and functions to use at runtime, and
  • a simplified interface with an unchanging ABI to the most common decoding functionality within FFmpeg.
  • AVbin is distributed as a single dynamic library (.so on GNU/Linux, .dylib on Mac OS X, and .dll on Windows) that depends on no other files or installations. This eliminates the many complexities of building FFmpeg on platforms other than GNU/Linux; however you can still build it from source if you prefer.

Documentation

http://code.google.com/p/avbin/w/list

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Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 7 (stable)
released on 1 September 2008

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins13 May 2009
GPLv3Kelly Hopkins13 May 2009



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email Alex.Holkner@gmail.com" Alex Holkner Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
General Forum http://groups.google.com/group/avbin-users
Developer Download http://code.google.com/p/avbin/downloads/list


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 May 2009.



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