LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK Releases

Released: Aug 27, 2019

Atualizações na V20 (August 2019 Update)


  • Adds support for loading the most popular media foundation formats:
    • Audio Video Interleave (AVI).
    • MP3 Audio (MP3).
    • MPEG-2 Program and Transport streams.
    • OGG.
    • Quicktime (MOV).
    • Waveform Audio File Format (WAV).
    • Windows Media Formats (WMA, WMV).
    • MPEG 4 (MP4, AAC, AVC).
    • Flash (FLV, F4V).
    • Matroska (MKV).
    • Material Exchange Format (MXF).
    • FLAC Audio (FLAC).
    • 3GPP (3GP).
    • PSP thumbnail.
  • Adds support for capturing and converting files to the following formats:
    • WMV.
    • MP4.
    • MKV.
    • 3GP.
    • MP3.
    • WAV...

Released: Dec 5, 2018

Atualizações na V20 (December 2018 Update)


  • Added support for h.265 and h.264 hardware encoders to MP4 and MKV outputs. *
  • Added support for MP3 audio to MP4 and MKV outputs. *
  • Added support for MPEG-2 audio encoder to MKV output. *
  • Improved capture device support.
  • Added the ability to use Microsoft RTSP media source using windows media extensions, with implementation of network source authentication interfaces. *

* Please note that these new features require the LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Module and/or LEADTOOLS Streaming...

Released: Jan 30, 2018

Atualizações na V20


  • Added support for push mode.
  • Added OutputSampleRate to property page.
  • Added support for CUDA Hardware compression.
  • Added GetFragmentAlignment function to parse transport streams to deliver the byte offset of fragment boundaries.
  • Added support for KLV.
  • Added GetTimedFragmentAlignment.
  • Added additional HandleSecurity function, to be called before doing work on behalf of the user.
  • Added support to communicate for audio and video bitrate to RTSP clients.
  • Added support for RTSP over...

Released: Oct 4, 2016

Atualizações na v19


  • Control H.264 Hardware Decoding - Computers with built-in hardware acceleration are a huge speed boost to any application, but can still cause bottlenecks in high-demand streaming situations. When serving content to multiple clients is the priority, LEADTOOLS can now disable hardware decoding of H.264 video and direct all hardware-accelerated resources towards H.264 encoding, resulting in faster delivery of video streams to clients.
  • Media Foundation Updates - Several transforms...

Released: Jun 7, 2016

Atualizações na v19

Updates in v19

MPEG-2 Transport Stream is a significant feature in LEAD Technologies Multimedia offering and covers a wide variety of industries and applications including UAV, digital television, and security. Today, they published an update that includes the ability to use push mode to capture and play from devices sending hardware-compressed MPEG-2 Transport Streams. This heavily requested feature gives developers excellent performance when interfacing with modern MPEG-2 Transport cameras and...

Released: Feb 11, 2014

Updates in this release

Updates in 18

  • New Media Foundation RTSP Media Source for streaming data from RSTP Servers.
  • Increased conversion speed for WMV to DVD.
  • Added support for 4:2:0 YUV color space to several processing filters.
  • Enhanced multiple monitor capture support in the Screen Capture Filter.
  • Added support for VIDEOINFO2 for automatic aspect ratio preservation.
  • New OpenGL Rendering Video Callback demo.

Released: Sep 27, 2013

Updates in this release

Updates in 18

  • FLV playback and decoding improvements.
  • Improved playback and conversion of concatenated files.
  • Play RTP streams with MPEG-2 packets.
  • Play audio from WebM demultiplexer.
  • Style individual words with the Text Overlay filter.
  • Create 8-bit video with custom palette.
  • h.264 Encoder now supports Intel Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration.
  • Programmers may now implement their own video renderer.

Released: Sep 14, 2012

Updates in this release

Updates in 17.5

Imaging and Vector Engines

  • Load / Convert HTML into a raster image
  • Rasterize vector files (DXF, DWG, SVG) via .NET interface
  • Additional vector options for rasterizing vector drawings such as background fill, bits per pixel and transformation
  • RLE compression for PCL
  • Support for gradient fill and EM units in SVG

General HTML5 Image Viewer Control

  • Support for attaching any interactive mode to mouse wheel
  • Display bitonal images using Scale to Gray interpolation
  • New web service for...

Released: Jul 11, 2011

Updates in this release

Updates in V17.5

  • Simplified redistribution of Multimedia .NET interface which does not require registration
  • Optimized Motion JPEG 2000 Codec to support multiple cores, making it up to 8x faster
  • Optimized HD Capture and channel selection
  • Push Windows Media Content to a Windows Media Server with new LEAD MMS Sink Filter (included with the Video Streaming Module)
  • New LEAD RLE Decoder for play or converting Quicktime and MP4 files using RLE compression
  • MPEG-2 Transport Multiplexer now supports UAV...

Released: Jul 20, 2010

Updates in this release

Updates in V17.0

LEADTOOLS V17.0 has an extensive offering of new imaging technology and enhancements. A substantial portion of LEADTOOLS functionality including image format load and save, image processing, compression, display, effects and annotation is optimized to support 100% pure Silverlight development and can be used in Silverlight without external dependencies or server calls.  LEAD also now offers a .NET class library solution and x64bit OS support for all functionality across the...