Key Features


Full Compliance with Avid Production Tools

The VC-3 Encoder and Decoder SDK components are fully compliant with the Avid production tools Media Composer and Interplay. The Encoder component exposes compatible profiles to guarantee native file exchange with Avid tools. Content created with them can be played back by the MainConcept VC-3 Decoder.


Support for up to 4K Resolutions

Native DNxHD support allowing 8-bit / 10-bit depth with 4:2:2 chroma sampling of 1920x1080 and 1280x720 pixels at bitrates up to 220 Mbps. Extended DNxHR profiles for resolutions up to 4k (3840 x 2160 pixels) with chroma sampling up to 4:4:4 and 12-bit depth.


MXF File Format Support

Besides VC-3 Elementary Stream support, the MainConcept SDK Packages provides MXF Multiplexer and Demultiplexer components to create and playback Avid DNxHD as well as DNxHR compliant content of the container level.

MainConcept VC-3 SDK Data Sheet

Detailed information and feature set overview of the available packages and their included components.

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Licensable Products

VC-3 Encoder SDK for Avid DNxHD / DNxHR Complete VC-3 Encoder with Avid DNxHD and Avid DNxHR support
VC-3 Decoder SDK for Avid DNxHD / DNxHR Complete VC-3 Decoder with Avid DNxHD and Avid DNxHR support


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