Video Capture SDK .Net

v 9.2

Video Capture SDK .Net screenshot   .Net-based SDK that integrates video capturing and processing functions into software. Implements video and audio playback and capture from a broad range of sources including TV tuners, USB web cams, DV/HDV camcorders, PCI capture cards and IP cameras. Supports AVI, WMV, DV, MPEG-1/2, MP4, FLV and WebM output formats.
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VisioForge Video Capture SDK .Net major features include:

  • Audio / video preview
  • Video capture to
    • AVI (using audio/video codecs like MJPEG, DivX, XviD, x264)
    • WMV (support of custom WMV profiles. You can configure streams to use variable bit rate encoding (VBR), uncompressed audio or video stream, video size, buffer size, frame rate, etc.)
    • DV and MPEG from DV/HDV Camcorders and TV Tuners with internal MPEG Encoder (DirectCapture technology)
    • DV (from any video capture device)
    • MPEG-1/2/4 (including VCD/SVCD/DVD profiles) and FLV using FFMPEG wrapper
    • WebM (Vorbis + VP8/VP9)
    • MP4 H264 / AAC output using software encoder, Intel QuickSync or nVidia CUDA
    • all formats supported by FFMPEG.exe
    • custom output formats (using 3rd-party DirectShow filters)
  • Audio capture to
    • WAV (compressed or not)
    • M4A (AAC)
    • MP3 (using LAME)
    • FLAC
    • Ogg Vorbis
    • Speex
  • Frame capture to Bitmap class, BMP, JPEG and PNG files
  • Video processing and effects
    • graphic overlay (including animated GIF)
    • text overlay
    • pan / zoom
    • brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, etc.
    • deinterlace
    • denoise
    • resize to any resolution
    • chroma-key
    • fade-in / fade-out
    • rotate
    • 3-rd party DirectShow filters support
  • Audio processing and effects
    • volume booster
    • equalizer
    • 3D-bass system
    • normalization
    • auto / manual gain
    • a lot of another effects
  • TV Tuning
    • TV channels
    • selecting video formats
    • selecting input selection (TV-Tuner, FM-Tuner, S-Video, etc.)
    • TV frequency overrides
    • auto-tuning
  • Video capture device control
    • video input (crossbar interface)
    • video format
    • frame rate
    • supports video cards with several inputs
    • camera control (brightness, saturation, etc.)
  • Network streaming
    • WMV format
    • RTSP protocol using H264 / AAC codecs
    • Smooth Streaming protocol to Microsoft IIS Server
    • RTMP, UDP and any other protocol supported by FFMPEG.exe to other media servers and devices
  • Motion detection
  • Barcode reader (QR Code, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Codabar, ITF, RSS-14, Data Matrix, Aztec, PDF-417)
  • Custom interfaces support
  • OSD (On-Screen Display)
  • OCR-ready
  • PIP (Picture-In-Picture)(video capture sources, IP cameras and video files are supported)
  • Screen capture
  • Face detection and tracking
  • Multiply output screens support
  • Video encryption
  • Output to Virtual Camera SDK
  • H264 software / Intel QuickSync decoder
  • Audio capture from speakers
  • Blackmagic Decklink cards input and output support
  • GPU-accelerated video effects using OpenCL
  • Full WinForms and WPF applications support
  • x64 native version (FFMPEG-related features and audio effects are not supported)

Supported input devices:

  • DV and HDV MPEG-2 camcorders
  • USB web-cameras and other capture devices
  • PCI capture cards
  • TV Tuners (with and without internal MPEG Encoder)
  • JPEG/MJPEG, MPEG-4 and H.264 HTTP / RTSP / RTMP IP cameras / servers, HD format supported
  • Blackmagic Decklink devices
  • Microsoft Kinect for Windows
  • Audio capture devices and sound cards

Development platforms:

  • Visual Studio 2005 and later: Visual C#, Visual C++, Visual Basic .NET
  • may be used with other .Net compatible applications like Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, FrontPage, etc.

System requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and later
  • .Net Framework 2.0 or later, DirectX 9 or later

Distribution rights

Royalty-free distribution.

Trial limitations

Trial version overlay a nag-screen over the video window.

  • Editions
  • Supported input devices and other sources
  • Video preview
  • Frame grabbing
  • Video processing and effects
  • Audio processing and effects
  • HD video support
  • TV Tuning
  • Network streaming in WMV format
  • Network streaming (other formats)
  • Chroma-key
  • Motion detection
  • Video processing using external DirectShow filters
  • OSD (On-Screen Display)
  • Picture-In-Picture
  • Changing output file name on-the-fly
  • Multiple output screens
  • GPU-accelerated video effects (OpenCL)
  • Output to Virtual Camera SDK
  • Video encryption
  • Face tracking
  • Output formats
  • Downloads (trial version overlay a logo)
  • Price
    (for one developer)
  • Licensing
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    DV video
    DV / MPEG-1/2/4 (using TV tuner with internal MPEG encoder or DV/HDV camcorder)
    Flash Video (FLV) using FFMPEG
    WebM
    Custom output formats using external DirectShow filters
  • .Net 2.0 - 3.5
  • .Net 4.x
  • €300
  • Purchase one year subscription
 

Subscription will give you the following benefits:

  • Unlimited usage
  • No annoying reminding message
  • Free minor and major upgrades
  • Priority support and fixes
  • You can use product without updates even if subscription is over

Quantity discounts, team licensing and source code purchase

Please check purchase page.

9.2

  • Updated VLC engine (libVLC 2.2.1.0)
  • Updated media information reader
  • Updated FFMPEG engine

9.1

  • Resolved WebM flipped video issue
  • Added video renderer video processing API to VMR-9 and EVR video renderers
  • Video_Renderer_Stretch property changed to Video_Renderer_StretchMode, in WPF new mode available
  • Added Video Encryption SDK v9 support, now file or binary data can be used as a key, AES-256 strong encryption available
  • Added Audio_CaptureDevice_Path property to set used audio capture device using DirectShow device path
  • Updated FFMPEG.exe network streamer
  • Updated and improved MP4 output
  • Added M4A (AAC) output

9.0

  • Added resolution check for H264
  • Updated Intel QuickSync support for H264 encoder
  • Added LAV engine for IP capture
  • Added audio mixer, allows to mix main and additional audio stream into one
  • Added RTSP source for IP capture based on live555 engine
  • Added Desktop Duplication API usage in Windows 8 for a faster screen capture
  • Added custom source from DirectSow filters support
  • Added animated GIF support as image logo
  • Added audio enhancements (normalization, auto gain, manual gain)
  • Added SDK_Version / SDK_State properties to see SDK assemblies used version and registration info
  • Added licensing event to check required SDK edition
  • Added all FFMPEG.exe output formats support
  • Added UDP streaming (MPEG-TS) using FFMPEG.exe
  • Added RTMP streaming using FFMPEG.exe
  • FFMPEG_... properties renamed to FFMPEG_DLL_...
  • Audio volume API has been changed, now volume in percents

8.6

  • Added video H264 CPU / Intel QuickSync decoder
  • Added video H264 Intel QuickSync encoder
  • Added audio capture from speakers
  • Added FLAC output
  • Added CaptureScreenToImage / CaptureWindowToImage API
  • Updated LAME encoder, now available for x64
  • API update - Audio_LAME_... properties renamed to LAME_...
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis encoder / decoder
  • Added Ogg Vorbis output
  • Added UYVY video format support on input
  • Added Speex output
  • Updated WebM output, with VP9 support
  • Added WebM decoders
  • Frame grabber API changes
  • Several bug fixes

8.5

  • New MP4 H264 / AAC output, worked on Windows 7 and later and have better optimization for Intel CPU's
  • New MP4 H264 CUDA / AAC output, for nVidia cards
  • Video rotation on-the-fly video effect
  • Updated FFMPEG encoder
  • Updated FFMPEG source
  • 4K-ready video effects
  • API change - renamed properties H264_CUDA_ to MP4_CUDA_
  • API change - video renderer related Screen_ properties renamed to Video_Renderer_...
  • VMR-9 / EVR Zoom shift bug fixed
  • Custom video renderer background color for all renderers
  • Direct2D video renderer with live video rotation (BETA)
  • Custom latency for audio capture device using Audio_CaptureDevice_CustomLatency property
  • New event for IP capture, that fired if network stream is disconnected (OnNetworkSourceStop event, FFMPEG source IP engine only)
  • WPF controls background image
  • Several bug fixes

8.4

  • Updated FFMPEG encoder and decoder
  • Several bug fixes

8.3

  • Improved H264 encoder
  • Several bug fixes

8.0

  • VLC engine for IP capture
  • Several bug fixes

7.20

  • RTSP streaming
  • Several bug fixes

7.16

  • Face detection and tracking
  • Audio capture device extended options
  • Several bug fixes

7.14

  • MP4 H264 / AAC output
  • Several bug fixes

7.12

  • Video encryption support
  • Improved screen capture
  • Several bug fixes

7.10

  • Network streaming to Adobe Flash Media Server or other servers, now with audio
  • Virtual camera output audio support
  • Several bug fixes

7.8

  • Network streaming to Adobe Flash Media Server or other servers
  • Several bug fixes

7.7

  • Fade-in / fade-out video effect added
  • Still frames grabbing
  • IP camera connection check using IP_Camera_CheckAvailable method
  • Several bug fixes

7.6

  • Virtual Camera SDK support as target and source

7.5

  • File source added to Picture-In-Picture
  • TV Tuning improved
  • Several bug fixes
  • Improved chroma key
  • Improved text logo
  • Changed video effects API

7.3

  • Barcode reader (QR Code, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Codabar, ITF, RSS-14, Data Matrix, Aztec, PDF-417)
  • Several bug fixes

7.2

  • Improved IP capture engine
  • Updated screen capture engine
  • MP4 H264 output using nVidia CUDA technology
  • Updated FFMPEG output
  • Pan / zoom video effect
  • Video / audio tagging API
  • Small bug fixes

7.1

  • Improved IP capture engine
  • Updated screen capture engine
  • Small bug fixes

7.0

  • Windows 8 RTM support
  • improved video effects
  • greatly improved IP capture FFMPEG-based engine

6.3

  • Windows 8 Customer Preview support
  • improved video effects
  • multiple video streams support for WMV output with special PRX profile

6.0

  • improved Picture-In-Picture, any video source support (screen capture, ip cams added)
  • improved RTSP sources support
  • layered windows screen capture support
  • RTSP server (BETA)
  • DVB-T/DVB-S/DVB-C digital devices support
  • improved OpenCL support
  • iCube cams support
  • Windows 8 Developer Preview support
  • improved video effects
  • multiple audio streams support for AVI and WMV output

5.7

  • Improved IP cameras support
  • Improved video effects
  • Minor bugfixes
  • New optimizations for Intel Core II / Atom, AMD netbook CPU's

5.5

  • All .Net SDK's statically linked to MS VC++, additional runtime installation that sometimes cause a problems no longer required
  • Improved IP cameras support
  • Improved video effects
  • New optimizations for Intel Core i7 CPUs

5.2

  • OpenCL accelerated video effects (using GPU instead CPU)
  • Some bug fixes

5.1

  • RTSP IP cams support
  • Output file name changing on-the-fly
  • Some bug fixes

5.0

  • HDV MPEG-2 camcorders support
  • Google WebM output
  • MPEG-1/2/4 and FLV output using FFMPEG
  • MPEG-4 / H264 IP cams support
  • IP cams audio support
  • MMS / Windows Media network streams support
  • Integrated AForge.Net for object detection and improved video processing
  • Video effects optimized for Intel Atom and Core i3/i5/i7 now
  • DirectCapture technology support for HDV camcorders
  • Direct processing of decoded video / audio streams

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