Behind GPAC

GPAC is developed at the Multmedia Group of Telecom Paristech, and professional support is provided by GPAC Licensing.

As an open source multimedia project, GPAC is linked to many existing open source software as well as many multimedia standards. Here are a few links that may be useful.

Projects used in GPAC

  • QuickJS: ECMAScript 2020 interpreter
  • The FreeType project: font engine and rasterizer supporting TrueType, Type1, …
  • SDL: Audio, video and windowing library for fast games and multimedia development
  • zlib: “A Massively Spiffy Yet Delicately Unobtrusive Compression Library”
  • OpenSSL: A toolkit implementing SSL v2/v3 and TLS protocols
  • FFMPEG: multimedia file formats and Audio/Video codecs library
  • OpenHEVC: decoding library for HEVC and its layered extensions (Scalable, Multiview, …)
  • FAAC/FAAD: MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AAC codec
  • project: OGG file format, Vorbis audio codec and Theora video codec
  • The Independent JPEG Group: Free implementation of the JPEG standard
  • The PNG project: lossless image compression format
  • MAD: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 audio decoder
  • XviD: MPEG-4 Advanced Simple Profile video codec
  • liba52: a free ATSC A/52 stream decoder
  • OpenSVCDecoder: coding framework for Scalable Video Coding extension of H.264/AVC
  • OpenJPEG: open-source JPEG 2000 codec
  • Platinum: UPnP / DLNA SDK

Multimedia Standards