Great content needs a great delivery vehicle to reach the broadest audience possible, and different device-types require different video formats and codecs. MainConcept OTT Content Creation SDK for GStreamer enables delivery of live and on-demand video content to any device.

With MainConcept OTT Content Creation SDK for GStreamer, you get a complete encoding and transcoding pipeline, including our industry leading HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 video encoders, developed for seamless integration within the GStreamer API.

The SDK also supports dedicated hardware processing on Intel Quick Sync Video and NVENC HEVC, as well as Hybrid HEVC GPU Accelerated Encoding on NVIDIA RTX cards.   

MainConcept OTT Content Creation SDK includes plugins to enable the creation of different GStreamer pipelines for generating MPEG-DASH and HLS content.

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Features

  • Quick and easy setup of complex workflows
  • Live and On Demand content delivery
  • Multi-language track support 
  • Ready-to-use MPEG-DASH and Apple HLS encoding ladder presets and packaging
  • Generic AVC and HEVC presets pre-loaded 
  • Intel Quick Sync Video and NVIDIA NVENC hardware encoding for HEVC/H.265
  • Intel Quick Sync Video hardware encoding for AVC/H.264
  • Hybrid GPU accelerated encoding for HEVC/H.265 

OTT Content Creation SDK Comparison

OTT Content Creation SDK OTT Content Creation SDK for GStreamer
API MainConcept Low Level API GStreamer API
MP4 Multiplexer
MPEG-2 Multiplexer
MPD Generator
HLS Generator
File Sink n/a
Audio Encoders Optional License
AVC/H.264 Video Encoder Optional License
      • IQSV Hardware Encoding Optional Add-on Optional Add-on
HEVC/H.265 Video Encoder Optional License
      • IQSV Hardware Encoding Optional Add-on
      • NVENC Hardware Encoding Optional Add-on
      • Hybrid GPU accelerated Encoding Optional Add-on Optional Add-on
Ready-to-use DASH/HLS preset files No
Command-line control No ✓ (via GStreamer tools)

Licensable Products

OTT Content Creation SDK Includes the MainConcept AVC/H.264 and HEVC/H.265 video encoders and related libraries for generating MPEG-DASH and Apple HLS content, including packaging to create a complete adaptive streaming set
Hybrid GPU accelerated HEVC Encoding Add-on enabling GPU Accelerated HEVC Encoding on NVIDIA RTX boards
AVC/H.264 Encoding for Intel Quick Sync Video Add-on enabling accelerated video encoding with reduced CPU usage

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