FAAC is based on the ISO MPEG-4 reference code. For this base code the following license applies:
This software module was originally developed by
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and edited by
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in the course of development of the MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio standard ISO/IEC 13818-7, 14496-1,2 and 3. This software module is an implementation of a part of one or more MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio tools as specified by the MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio standard. ISO/IEC gives users of the MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio standards free license to this software module or modifications thereof for use in hardware or software products claiming conformance to the MPEG-2 NBC/ MPEG-4 Audio standards. Those intending to use this software module in hardware or software products are advised that this use may infringe existing patents. The original developer of this software module and his/her company, the subsequent editors and their companies, and ISO/IEC have no liability for use of this software module or modifications thereof in an implementation. Copyright is not released for non MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio conforming products. The original developer retains full right to use the code for his/her own purpose, assign or donate the code to a third party and to inhibit third party from using the code for non MPEG-2 NBC/MPEG-4 Audio conforming products. This copyright notice must be included in all copies or derivative works.
Copyright (c) 1997.
For the changes made for the FAAC project the GNU Library General Public License (LGPL), version 2 1991 applies. For the changes the following statement applies:
FAAC - Freeware Advanced Audio Coder Copyright (C) 2001 M. Bakker
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
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