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Copyright ©: 2013-2017, BAVC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 0.8

QCTools is licensed under a GPLv3 License.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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Additional rights: QCTools GUI part and FFmpeg statistics filter are licensed under a Free BSD License.

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QCTools is an ongoing software development project led by the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities under Grant number PR-50188-13. The project initiated in January 2013 and will span 25 months, concluding on January 31, 2015 (full project description may be found here: http://www.bavc.org/qctools).


This software uses libraries from the FFmpeg project under the GPLv3 (QCTools does not claim any ownership, partial or otherwise, of the FFmpeg code. FFmpeg is a trademark of Fabrice Bellard.), and meets the FFmpeg compliance requirements.


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CONTRIBUTORS:

BAVC Project Team 2014-2015

Sam Long, Director of Technology & Preservation
Ben Turkus, Preservation Project Manager

BAVC Project Team 2013

Moriah Ulinskas, Preservation Program Director
Lauren Sorensen, Preservation Program Manager
Jennifer Brice, Preservation Program Coordinator

Technical Team 2013-2015

Dave Rice, Senior Consultant
Devon Landes, Technical Consultant
Mark Heath, Programmer and Technical Consultant
Jérôme Martinez, Programmer and Technical Consultant
Clément Bœsch, libavfilter Advisor
Ashley Blewer, UX & Design
Erik Piil, Testing and Documentation

Other Resources

Bay Area Video Coalition Project Site:
http://www.bavc.org/qctools

BSD 3-Clause License:
http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Page:
http://www.neh.gov

Knight Foundation Prototype Fund
http://www.knightfoundation.org/funding-initiatives/knight-prototype-fund/

GNU GPLv3:
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html

FFmpeg License Compliance:
http://www.ffmpeg.org/legal.html

Fabrice Bellard, FFmpeg owner:
http://www.bellard.org