LEADTOOLS provides developers with the LEAD Still Image Filters, which give programmers everything they need to include still image reading and writing functionality in any .NET (C# & VB) and C/C++ application. The Still Image Reader allows any DirectShow application (such as Windows Media player) to read a variety of still image formats, including JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, and many more. Alternatively, the Still Image Writer can save a video stream to single and multi-page still image formats.

Overview of the LEAD Still Image Reader and Writer Filters

  • Create videos from a series of still images
  • Save still images from videos
  • Support for more than 150 still image file formats, including:
  • Support for both single and multi-page image files
  • Adjust the playback frame rate for a list of still image files
  • Register the still image filter with file extensions for automatic playback and streaming
  • Flexible still image output settings, including auto-incremented file names
  • Developers can control the LEAD Still Image filters with included .NET (C# & VB) and C DLL libraries for 32 and 64-bit development

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LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include Still Image Reader and Writer Filters

LEADTOOLS Multimedia v20

LEADTOOLS Multimedia is specifically designed for the development of audio/video applications across a wide variety of industries, including defense, broadcast, and security. The Multimedia SDK offers developers a full range of technologies that turn normally complex DirectShow and Media Foundation projects into simple tasks. The integration of core multimedia functionality, such as playback, capture, conversion, and processing into applications, is easier than ever before with LEADTOOLS Multimedia.

LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite v20

The LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK is a comprehensive collection of multimedia development technology that provides developers with everything they need to create enterprise-level multimedia applications for a wide variety of industries, including defense, broadcast, security, and more. By bundling features from the Multimedia SDK, DVD Module, Streaming Module, MPEG-2 Transport Module, Imaging Pro SDK, and Distributed Computing SDK, Multimedia Suite offers a tremendous value for the world-class technology it provides.

NOTE: LEADTOOLS DirectShow Filters are very diverse and cover the gamut of multimedia features and technologies. Many filters are included with the base SDK products above, while some can be added á la carte or bundled together with various add-on modules. See the Multimedia Product Comparison Chart for more details on how to obtain each DirectShow Filter.