LEADTOOLS Multimedia Developer Toolkit

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 is the base product and starting point for developers creating powerful multimedia applications based on DirectShow and Media Foundation with the LEADTOOLS Multimedia Family. See the Multimedia Product Comparison Chart to see which multimedia features, filters, and codecs are included with the various Multimedia products.


What's Included in the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK?


Video Codecs

Audio Codecs

List of All LEADTOOLS Codecs

* Available via add-on module or á la carte. See the Multimedia Product Comparison Chart for detailed information.

* Available via add-on module or á la carte. See the Multimedia Product Comparison Chart for detailed information.
** WMV playback only. Streaming WMV over Windows Media Server requires an add-on.

* Available via add-on module or á la carte. See the Multimedia Product Comparison Chart for detailed information.

Add-on modules and plug-ins may be added to LEADTOOLS Multimedia to add even more multimedia technology.

Order and Pricing Information for LEADTOOLS Multimedia


To order or ask questions about licensing:

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  • Email: Sales@LEADTOOLS.com

Development License Pricing


Quantity Price Annual Maintenance *
1 $1,495.00 $374.00

A development license is required for each programmer using the SDK. Discounts apply for multiple developers.

A development license includes free technical support via email and chat. Premium support via telephone is available on a per-case basis or included with an Annual Maintenance plan.

* Annual maintenance is recommended, but optional

Deployment License: A license is also required to deploy any LEAD SDK redistributable files. Pricing for deployment licenses varies based on the deployment model. To obtain a deployment license quotation, contact LEAD’s sales department.

Licensing Information for LEADTOOLS Multimedia

Flexible Licensing - LEAD offers several license models to customers designed to fit the needs of internal development projects as well as commercial software. We understand that our standard license terms may not work for every customer's situation. Therefore, we encourage prospective customers to contact us directly to discuss your unique licensing requirements. We have been licensing software for over 30 years and realize that software licensing needs to be sensible and easy to manage. Our objective is to work with every customer to ensure they can add value to their product by leveraging our technology.

For more information visit our licensing page or schedule a session with our licensing experts.