Video Encoder using Intel® Media SDK

Features / Description

The Intel® Media Software Development Kit (Intel® Media SDK) Encoding Sample demonstrates two usage models of the Intel® Media SDK API:

The Intel® Media SDK Encoding Sample supports the following video formats:

input (uncompressed) YUV420*, NV12*
output (compressed) H.264 (AVC, MVC – Multi-View Coding), MPEG-2 video

Note: For format YUV420, the SDK Encoding Sample assumes the order Y, U, V in the input file.

System Requirements


  • IA-32 or Intel® 64 architecture processors with the Intel® Core™ processor or later is required for this Developer’s release.
  • 200 MB free hard disk space for this release.
  • The software implementation DLLs, libmfxsw32.dll and libmfxsw64.dll, requires compatible IA-32 or Intel® 64 architecture processor with support for Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 instructions.


  • Microsoft* Windows* Vista* with Service Pack 2, or Microsoft* Windows* 7 Operating System
  • Microsoft* Visual* C++ 2005 with Service Pack 1 or more recent version of this tool

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