The LEAD MPEG-2 Encoder and LEAD MPEG-2 Decoder provide everything needed to
compress and decompress MPEG-2 videos in .NET (C# & VB) and C/C++ applications.
The codecs support several levels (source formats) that range from Limited Definition (VCR quality) to full
HDTV. In addition, the LEAD MPEG-2 codecs support several different profiles, which offer different sets of compression tools
that make up the coding system.
Overview of LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Video Codec Technology
Full support of MPEG-2 compressed video data that adheres to the ISO/IEC 13818-2 standard
Easily create and play 1080p and 720p HD video
Highly optimized to take advantage of multiple threads on multi-core machines
MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 output stream
Fixed and variable bit rate compression options with a wide range of quality factors
Low, main, and high profile implementations
Preset compression options for DICOM, VCD, SVCD, and DVD formats
Create high resolution (720p/1080p) DICOM-compatible files with MPEG-2 compression
Inter-prediction accuracy of 1/2 pixel
.NET (C# & VB) and C DLL libraries for 32 and 64-bit development
What is MPEG-2?
MPEG-2 is a high quality video compression and is primarily targeted for applications that require
higher bit rates or high bandwidth usage, most commonly DVD videos, Super VCD (SVCD), box top DVRs, and digital television.
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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.
The LEADTOOLS DVD Module extends the LEADTOOLS Multimedia toolkit by adding functionality to programmatically create, capture, author, burn, and play DVD images and discs. The module includes everything developers need to work with DVD multimedia, including a DVD writer to create images, DVD burner, menu navigator, MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 multiplexers, MPEG Audio encoder, MPEG-2 video codec (Encoder/Decoder), several DirectShow Filters and Media Foundation Transforms to resize and crop videos, and DVD metadata extraction.
The LEADTOOLS Streaming Module is perfect for developers who need to stream audio and video over the Internet or corporate networks for a wide variety of applications. This module adds on to the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK and includes the Media Streaming Server, a high-level framework for implementing professional multimedia streaming servers that can stream any file to any device. The Streaming Module also provides a programmer-friendly set of peer-to-peer tools for creating video conferencing and security/surveillance applications. In addition to the SDK features, the Streaming Module bundles together several of LEAD's world-class audio and video codecs that will lower costs and improve user experience through reduced bandwidth requirements and high-quality playback.
The LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Module adds advanced MPEG-2 Transport and MPEG-2 Program streaming, playback, capture, and conversion capabilities to the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK. Developers can utilize robust UDP and TCP streaming with DVR and KLV metadata to create a wide spectrum of applications, including security systems, HDTV playback, and UAV ground stations.
NOTE: LEADTOOLS Video Codecs are very diverse and cover the gamut of multimedia features and technologies. Many codecs 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 video codec.
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