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#465859 - 05/15/17 17:11 mp3 Licensing, No More?
jumpman Offline
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Registered: 04/17/02
Posts: 1126
Loc: ny
Hi, just saw this link:

Gizmodo Link to Mp3 Licensing dropping

What does that mean for 3dgs, and packing Mp3s into rescources?
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#465868 - 05/16/17 00:51 Re: mp3 Licensing, No More? [Re: jumpman]
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Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 3740
Loc: Canada
It means that the patents around mp3 decoding have expired (note, there are still patents on _encoding_ mp3!). You can now legally ship a mp3 decoder in your game without paying licensing fees to Frauenhofer.
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#465870 - 05/16/17 01:20 Re: mp3 Licensing, No More? [Re: WretchedSid]
jumpman Offline
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Thank you wretchedSid!

Off topic question, are you still making stuff in gamestudio?
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#465873 - 05/16/17 06:29 Re: mp3 Licensing, No More? [Re: jumpman]
sivan Offline

Registered: 03/07/11
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Loc: Budapest
great news!
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