AX Multimedia Components

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Top quality components for multimedia

H264/AAC encoders, MP4 and Smooth Streaming muxers and more. Available as DirectShow filters or plain DLLs

AVC and AAC encoders

H264 (AVC) and AAC encoder components with top encoding quality and wide range of options to customize the output

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MP4 Multiplexer

MP4 Muxer component fully compliant with MP4 format specification (ISO/IEC 14496-12:2004)

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Smooth Streaming Multiplexer

Smooth Streaming Muxer component allows you to author Microsoft® Smooth Streaming files (no Expression Encoder required)

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Seamless Switching File Writer

Switching File Writer allows you to produce a series of multimedia files without interrupting the recording

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Latest articles

Video streaming technologies overview

In the early days of streaming media - the mid-to-late 1990s - watching videos and listening to music online wasn't really fun. Most users had slow dial-up connections and spent more time seeing word ‘buffering’ on a player status bar. On top of that, everything was choppy, pixilated and hard to see...

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Microsoft Smooth Streaming Technology

Smooth Streaming is implemented by Microsoft as an extension to Internet Information Server (IIS). This extension enables adaptive streaming of media to clients over HTTP protocol. The format specification is based on the ISO Base Media File Format (MPEG-4 Part 12) and standardized by Microsoft as the Protected Interoperable File Format...

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Smooth Streaming multiplexer implementation

This article covers aspects of Smooth Streaming Format (SSF) multiplexer implementation. This multiplexer is used to create smooth streaming presentation which consists of F-MP4 audio or video files as well as client and server manifests...

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