LEADTOOLS includes DirectShow filters and Media Foundation Transforms that support Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) to send and receive audio and video over UDP and HTTP Internet/intranet connections. Developers can use LEADTOOLS to create new RTSP servers and connect to existing RTSP servers to create powerful .NET (C# & VB) and C/C++ applications for surveillance, machine vision, video conferencing, live streaming, video on demand, and more.

Overview of LEADTOOLS RTSP SDK Technology

  • Play, pause, and stop any RTSP source
  • Connect to any RTSP source with UDP, TCP, and HTTP protocols
  • Flexible tools to create advanced, secure RTSP servers
    • Use the LEADTOOLS Media Streaming Server to easily stream files and live capture sources to RTSP/RTP clients. (The LEADTOOLS Media Streaming Server also supports RTMP, HLS, HTML5, MPEG-DASH, and more)
    • Create your own RTSP server with LEADTOOLS RTSP source and sink filters
    • Connect to ONVIF-conformant RTSP cameras
  • Use HTTP Tunneling to stream data from RTSP cameras on a different network
  • Supports many popular audio and video compression formats, including:
  • Create RTSP sources compatible with third-party playback applications including QuickTime and Windows Media Player
  • Encode and Decode KLV metadata in RTSP streams
  • Manage and cancel playback through callbacks and timeout options
  • Stream from any offset in a file
  • Capture and convert streams for archival, burning to DVD, or integration with DVR

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LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include RTSP

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.

LEADTOOLS Streaming Module v20

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.

LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Module v20

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.