Third Party Integration

Third Party Integration

This section describes products and technologies from third parties and providers that can interact with the bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite components and complement them.

Codecs

x264vfw

The codec x264vfw is a VfW (Video for Windows) DirectShow® filter that is also known as x264 encoder and ffh264 decoder from the FFmpeg/Libav project. It is located at Sourceforge on the Internet. The x264vfw codec is suitable for use in conjunction with the bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite.

Please download from Sourceforge x264vfw

 

Before usage, it is recommended to set several parameters of the x264vfw codec. The following parameters are recommended:

Basic -- Preset: Veryfast
Rate control: Single pass - bitrate-based (ABR)
Decoder AVI Muxer: Disable Decoder YES
Output - Output mode: VFW
Output - VFW FourCC: H264
Extra Command line: --no-8x8dct --bframes 0 --no-cabac --cqm flat --weightp 0 --aud --keyint 25

x264vfw

The x264vfw package is subject to GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991, see

The software components of the x264vfw package will not be modified and will not be connected to the components of bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite (not statically linked). The interaction is done via the DirectShow® interface of the Windows Media® Framework. The rights of use of the x264vfw package are not touched.


Hint: The end user is exclusively responsible for license usage of the x264vfw package or their parts and for any possible claims made by third parties in relation to interaction with bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite. See also the relevant End-Use License Agreement (EULA). Please contact us in relation to licensing questions.

AAC from 3ivx

The company 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd. has powerful AAC Audio and MPEG-4 Video codecs in its portfolio. We have tested the codecs from 3ivx, which are running well with the bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite. In particular, the AAC audio codecs are highly required for Apple HTTP Live Streming (HLS) and for Adobe Flash Streaming (RTMP).  If you want to test HLS and RTMP streaming with audio substreams, please download the demo license of the package from 3ivx.
AAC von 3ivx

ffdshow

bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite comprises some certain codecs, but not all common types to cover any possible application. For this, encoders/decoders from the ffdshow package can be used.  Version 3631 is highly recommended (and necessary for H264). Please select it from the list:


"ffdshow tryouts revision 3631 Nov 15 2010" (Attention: Later revisions may not contain important codecs)
Newer versions must be uninstalled before using the revision 3631.

The ffdshow package is subject to GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991, see

The software components of the ffdshow package will not be modified and will not be connected to the components of bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite (not statically linked). The interaction is done via the DirectShow® interface of the Windows Media® Framework. The rights of use of the ffdshow package are not touched.


Hint: The end user is exclusively responsible for license usage of the ffdshow package or their parts and for any possible claims made by third parties in relation to interaction with bitcontrol® Multimedia Suite. See also the relevant End-Use License Agreement (EULA). Please contact us in relation to licensing questions.

Analysis Tools

GraphEdit

The GraphEdit tool is for analyzing filter graphs. It is a part of Microsoft DirectShow® SDK.

The bitcontrol® Digital TV Link filter allows storing of a GraphEdit conformal graph description file *.grf that can be analized with GraphEdit.

Hint: If you use bitcontrol® Digital TV Link filter in GraphEdit, please use the URL dtvl://localhost in file the selector and then click on ‘PLAY’ and ‘STOP’ to load all configured plug-ins of bitcontrol® Digital TV Link.