DirectShow Codec .NET SDK


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Sample Applications

Sample Applications

  1. Player

    Application that plays media files and represents basic functionality of Elecard MPEG player.

  2. Encoding applications

    Applications for receiving the stream from file, multiplexing it and encoding into MPEG-2, AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 video formats and AAC, MPEG Audio formats.

  3. Network applications

    Applications for broadcasting of the media data to a network and receiving streams from the network.


Elecard components delivered with Elecard DirectShow Codec .NET SDK are based on Microsoft® DirectShow® architecture and are implemented as a DirectShow® filters. SDK includes MPEG-2, AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 and VP8/9 decoders and encoders, AAC and MPEG audio decoders and encoders, MP4, MKV, MXF and PS/TS multiplexers and demultiplexers, network and other components. The components are presented in 32-bit and 64-bit versions unless otherwise specified. 

See the list of Elecard DirectShow Codec .NET components

Software and Hardware specifications

Hardware Requirements

  • 2 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • Any VGA card
  • Note: For Windows versions earlier than Vista, audio capturing is performed, if the system sound card supports Stereo mixer

Software Requirements

  • Windows® 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista/7
  • Microsoft® DirectShow® SDK (Microsoft Windows SDK version 7.1 is recommended)
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 1.1 or Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 2.0

Buy & Download

DirectShow Codec .NET SDK

Components in the SDKs are intended for R&D purposes only and cannot be used for redistribution. The filters in the SDK Full version are in demo mode that means they have the only restriction: logo on video.
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When the R&D phase is finished and the product is ready for commercial redistribution, you should contact Elecard Sales Department to purchase any Elecard Codec Pack you need.
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Related products

DirectShow Codec SDK

Software development kit intended to enable programmers to develop digital video encoding and playback applications (encoders, players, streamers) using Elecard components within the Microsoft® DirectShow® technology. Intel® Quick Sync video technology is supported.

GStreamer Codec SDK

Software development kit intended to enable programmers to develop digital video streaming and playback applications using Elecard components within the GStreamer® technology.

Native Codec SDK

Set of software components for developing video playback applications.

Video Transform SDK

Special package of DirectShow filters and program samples that allow to efficiently resize, convert and correct colors, transform aspect ratio, deinterlace, convert framerate and perform other transformation of video.


News & Events

Try our updated DirectShow Codec .NET SDK 3.2.1 and GStreamer Codec SDK 1.3 and make sure that even with a different name the quality and efficiency of our SDKs remain inevitably high.

November 29, 2016 News

Take advantage of a new versions of Elecard SDK G4 3.2 and Elecard .NET SDK G4 3.2 enriched with VP8/VP9 support and other components for broader functionality and performance.

September 15, 2016 News

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