VLC Source DirectShow Filter

The VLC Source DirectShow filter can be used in any DirectShow application to play video files and network streams. The SDK includes VLC player DLLs and the DirectShow filter with standard file selection and custom filter interfaces.

VisioForge VLC Source Filter major features include:

  • Major video and audio formats support (including MP4, AVI, MPEG, MPEG-TS, MKV, AAC, MP3, OGG, WMV, Speex, FLAC, and many other formats)
  • Internal video and audio decoders provided by VLC
  • Video/audio VLC filters support
  • Multithreading
  • x86 and x64 versions
  • API for .Net, C++, and Delphi
  • Demo applications for popular programming languages

Filter usage in a DirectShow graph


System requirements

  • Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and later
  • DirectX 9 or later

Distribution rights

Royalty-free distribution.

Trial limitations

The trial version displays a watermark on the video window.

Purchase of VLC Source Filter will give you the following benefits:

  • Unlimited usage
  • No nag-screen
  • Free minor and major upgrades within one year (after one year, SDK will work the same as before) for a regular license and unlimited updates for unlimited time for the lifetime license
  • Priority support and fixes
The regular license is billed annually and automatically renewed each year. You can cancel your subscription at any time.

SDK uses libVLC library licensed as LGPL v2.1.

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