LEAD MKV Demultiplexer

LEAD's MKV Demultiplexer can be used to play files based on the open source Matroska (MKV) File Format.

The MKV file format has several advantages over other formats:

WebM is a multimedia format sponsored by Google, among other companies, for use with HTML5 video. The WebM format was developed with the goal of creating a completely open and free multimedia streaming format designed for use over the internet. WebM is encapsulated as a Matroska file using a VP8 codec for video and a Vorbis codec for audio. Both VP8 and Vorbis are based on free and open standards.

MKV files are very popular for large (over 4GB) video files. LEAD's MKV Multiplexer does not support every audio compression. It does, however, support every video compression whose media type is indicated by a FOURCC value, just like the AVI format. The following compressions are supported:

Supported Video Compressions

Supported Audio Compressions

The MKV demultiplexer supports subtitles. For more information, refer to Displaying Subtitles.

Filter Interfaces

N/A

Interface IDs

N/A

Input Media Types

Type:
MEDIATYPE_Stream
Subtype:
MEDIASUBTYPE_MKV

Output Media Types

Video
Type:
MEDIATYPE_Video
Subtypes:
MEDIASUBTYPE_VP8
MEDIASUBTYPE_MPEG2_VIDEO
MEDIASUBTYPE_LISO
MEDIASUBTYPE_LMPG2
MEDIASUBTYPE_avc1
MEDIASUBTYPE_hev1

Audio
Type:
MEDIATYPE_Audio
Subtypes:
MEDIASUBTYPE_Vorbis
MEDIASUBTYPE_AC3
MEDIASUBTYPE_MPEG1Audio
MEDIASUBTYPE_PCM  

Filter CLSID

CLSID_LMMkvDmx

Property Page CLSID

N/A

Executable

LMMkvDmx.dll, DSKernel2.dll

Filter category

CLSID_LegacyAmFilterCategory

Header

ILMMkvDmx.h

Platforms

Win32, x64

This filter is included as part of the following modules:

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