What's new in Elecard DirectShow Codec SDK 4.0

What's new in Elecard DirectShow Codec SDK 4.0

April 19, 2018
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New components and samples with Intel® Quick Sync Technology support

Elecard DirectShow SDK 4.0 now supports Intel Quick Sync hardware acceleration with new implemented Quick Sync components and samples (SimplePlayerQS, SimpleEncoderQS) providing significant performance improvement and higher speed of data processing. Quick Sync components provide a complete solution for processing video on GPU (including decoding, post processing and encoding) while CPU can be used to perform other tasks.

Added components:

  •     Elecard QS AVC Video Decoder
  •     Elecard QS HEVC Video Decoder
  •     Elecard QS MPEG-2 Video Decoder
  •     Elecard QS AVC Video Encoder
  •     Elecard QS HEVC Video Encoder
  •     Elecard QS MPEG-2 Video Encoder
  •     Elecard QS VPP

Cmake support

Implementation of cmake – a cross-platform software tool – is essential for easy creation of solutions compatible with different versions of Visual Studio which brings greater flexibility and responsiveness to latest industry demands for your solution.

Extended functionality of MP4 Demultiplexer

Elecard MP4 Demultiplexer is enriched with the support of Apple ProRes and Apple HDV9 elementary video streams.

New functions of Sink Filter

Elecard Sink Filter is powered with additional capabilities providing data recording to file/file sequence starting with I-frame.

New functions of SimpleEncoder sample

SimpleEncoder now unifies all file encoding samples which makes it possible to change desired formats and encoder’ settings within a few clicks. In addition, it is enriched with a new function enabling file encoding or remuxing files without encoding.

Updated SimplePlayer sample

For better convenience, SimplePlayer now unifies all samples, performing file playback.

More stable work of components and applications

Updated components:

  • Elecard Sink Filter
  • Elecard MP4 Multiplexer
  • Elecard MP4 Demultiplexer
  • Elecard MPEG Demultiplexer
  • Elecard MPEG-2 Video Encoder
  • Elecard StreamPump
  • Elecard TimeMarker
  • Elecard Desktop Capture


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