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6Libav is a collection of libraries and tools to process multimedia content
7such as audio, video, subtitles and related metadata.
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9## Libraries
10
11* `libavcodec` provides implementation of a wider range of codecs.
12* `libavformat` implements streaming protocols, container formats and basic I/O access.
13* `libavutil` includes hashers, decompressors and miscellaneous utility functions.
14* `libavfilter` provides a mean to alter decoded Audio and Video through chain of filters.
15* `libavdevice` provides an abstraction to access capture and playback devices.
16* `libavresample` implements audio mixing and resampling routines.
17* `libswscale` implements color conversion and scaling routines.
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19## Tools
20
21* [avconv](http://libav.org/avconv.html) is a command line toolbox to
22 manipulate, convert and stream multimedia content.
23* [avplay](http://libav.org/avplay.html) is a minimalistic multimedia player.
24* [avprobe](http://libav.org/avprobe.html) is a simple analisys tool to inspect
25 multimedia content.
26* Additional small tools such as `aviocat`, `ismindex` and `qt-faststart`.
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28## Documentation
29
30The offline documentation is available in the **doc/** directory.
31
32The online documentation is available in the main [website](http://libav.org)
33and in the [wiki](http://wiki.libav.org).
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35### Examples
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37Conding examples are available in the **doc/example** directory.
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39## License
40
41Libav codebase is mainly LGPL-licensed with optional components licensed under
42GPL. Please refer to the LICENSE file for detailed information.