WMV Format SDK Libraries

LEADTOOLS provides .NET (C# & VB) and C/C++ developers with everything they need to play, stream, and create Windows Media Video (WMV) files and streams within their applications. WMV is a widely adopted and versatile format for mobile playback, HD video compression, streaming, and more. Furthermore, LEADTOOLS provides its own codecs that offer market-leading performance in both compression and quality for each of WMV's most popular compressions.

Feature-rich WMV Format SDK

WMV Format Libraries

The ASF is the container for Windows Media-based digital content. LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK libraries provide APIs to fully utilize the ASF-based formats, such as WMV and WMA. WMV is used for storage, playback, and transmission of synchronized digital media streams.

  • Support for various compression algorithms:
  • Support for HD video
  • Play and create streams from Windows Media Server
    • Recompress video received from capture devices or other streaming sources on the fly
    • Add Script commands to live Windows Media Streams to perform actions such as opening a URL or displaying close captioning text
    • Embed metadata to Windows Media Streams
  • .NET (C# & VB) and C DLL libraries for 32 and 64-bit development
WMV Format Development Made Easy

Easy to Integrate

LEADTOOLS handles the heavy lifting — eliminating months of R&D, while giving you the best quality and performance available. This leaves you free to focus on other components of your application. Download the evaluation and start coding to get an idea of how much more streamlined your development will be using LEADTOOLS.

Cross platform libraries

WMV Format SDK Platforms and Programming Interfaces

Projects that use LEADTOOLS WMV Format libraries can be deployed to Windows devices.

WMV Format SDK libraries are available for

  • .NET
    • C#, VB, C++/CLI
    • WinForms, ASP.NET
  • C API

Start Coding With LEADTOOLS WMV Format


Multimedia libraries for Windows development in C, C++, C#, and VB.NET targeting DirectShow and Media Foundation frameworks.

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