LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK technologies are specifically designed for the development of audio/video applications across a wide variety of industries including defense, broadcast and security. The SDK offers a full range of technologies to developers and turns normally complex DirectShow and Media Foundation projects into simple tasks. Easily integrate core multimedia functionality such as capture, conversion, playback and streaming into applications with optional processing filters which can be applied at any point of the workflow. LEADTOOLS also includes a large collection of specialized multimedia technologies and components for UAV, DVR, video conferencing, distributed transcoding and much more.

LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK products and add-ons offer world-class versions of the most popular encoding formats such as H.265, H.264, H.263, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AAC, VP8 and AC3 which outperform nearly every pre-installed and freeware codec on the market. Multiplexers and demultiplexers are also provided for formats including MP4, AVI, MP3, WMV, MXF, MKV, 3GP, OGG, FLV (YouTube and HD Flash), ISO and MPEG-2.