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Multimedia Playback SDK

Multimedia Playback

With LEADTOOLS, developers can add audio and video playback into their .NET (C# & VB) and C/C++ applications for DirectShow and Media Foundation. LEADTOOLS offers a full range of flexible multimedia playback functionality for controlling playback speeds, setting preferred decoders, applying processing filters, and more. All of which can be done for any multimedia stream including files, discs and network streams.

Overview of LEADTOOLS Multimedia Playback SDK Technology

  • Play audio and video from any source
    • File
    • Memory
    • Network
    • DVD
    • Live TCP or UDP Stream
  • Play any format using any DirectShow or Media Foundation demultiplexer and codec
  • Pause and record live video streams with DVR
  • Control playback speed
  • Set preferred decoders, demultiplexers and renderers to use in playback filter graph
  • Apply DirectShow or Media Foundation audio and video processing filters and Transforms during playback
  • Capture and save still images to disk or memory from the video stream with frame precision
  • Set start and end frame for clipping playback
  • Zoom video during play
  • Implement custom video renderers
  • Select hardware devices to use for playback
  • Save player settings to file or stream
  • Get content and tag information
  • Retrieve DVD metadata information
  • Navigate and play from DVDs
  • Read and seek DV timecode data
  • Includes .NET (C# & VB) and C DLL libraries for 32 and 64-bit development

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LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include Multimedia Playback SDK Technology

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LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK is 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 & Media Foundation projects into simple tasks. Integrating core multimedia functionality such as playback, capture, conversion and processing into applications is easier than ever before with LEADTOOLS Multimedia.

LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK

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 includes.

LEADTOOLS Medical Multimedia Module

The LEADTOOLS Medical Multimedia Module includes the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK and a collection of state-of-the-art DirectShow filters and Media Foundation Transforms for compressing and decompressing video and audio data within DICOM files. This feature-rich product is designed to eliminate the complexity from converting cine images and video streams to DICOM objects including X-ray Angiography (XA), Ultrasound (US), Visible Light (VL), Secondary Capture (SC) and much more. The LEADTOOLS Medical Multimedia Module utilizes the most advanced compression algorithms used in the industry and approved by the DICOM standard including MPEG-2, HD MPEG-2, Motion JPEG and Motion JPEG 2000.

LEADTOOLS Online Documentation for Multimedia Playback

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