Codec Objects

This section describes the Windows Media encoders and decoders. This section contains the following topics.

Topic Description
Windows Media Video 9 Encoder A video encoder that supports three categories of endoded output: Windows Media Video 9, Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile, and Windows Media Video 9.1 Image. The Windows Media Video 9 category is for general-purpose video encoding. The Advanced Profile category is for encoding high-definition video or video that conforms to the VC-1 Advanced Profile SMPTE standard. The Image category is for converting bitmap images to dynamic video.
Windows Media Video 9 Decoder A video decoder that decodes streams encoded by the Windows Media Video 9 encoder.
Windows Media Video 9 Screen Encoder An encoder for encoding computer-application video (screen capture) or other highly static video.
Windows Media Video 9 Screen Decoder A decoder that decodes streams encoded by the Windows Media Video 9 Screen encoder.
Windows Media MPEG4 V1/V2 Decoder A decoder that implements MPEG4 V1/V2 video decoding.
Windows Media MPEG4 V3 Decoder A decoder that implements MPEG4 V3 video decoding.
Windows Media Audio Encoder An audio encoder that supports three categories of encoded output: Standard, Professional, and Lossless. The Standard category is for general-purpose audio encoding. The Professional category is for encoding multi-channel or high-definition audio. The Lossless category is for compressing audio without losing any of the original data.
Windows Media Audio Decoder A decoder that decodes streams encoded by the Windows Media Audio Encoder.
Windows Media Audio Voice Encoder An encoder for encoding audio containing mostly speech.
Windows Media Audio Voice Decoder A decoder that decodes streams encoded by the Windows Media Audio Voice Encoder.
Windows Media MPEG4 V1/V2 Decoder A decoder that implements MPEG4 V1/V2 video decoding.
MPEG4 Part 2 A section that describes the MPEG4 Part 2 video decoder.

 

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