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The next big codec, designed for even greater efficiency at up to 8K

Improved visual quality for broadcast and OTT

As the delivery of digital video continues to evolve, so do its underlying technologies. VVC (Versatile Video Codec) is the next big codec to support this evolution. With maximized visual quality and higher resolution in mind, VVC has been standardized to adapt to the changing ways video is created and consumed.

The MainConcept VVC Encoder SDK beta allows designers an early look at the future of video. Apply today for the Beta program to get an exclusive hands-on experience with this new codec.

  • Product Highlights

Encoder (available today as a beta)
Live & VOD 10-bit in up to 8K
HDR signaling
New coding tools for up to 8K resolution
MPEG-2 TS & MP4 multiplexing
MPEG-DASH output & MPD generation
and more

Coming Soon
4:2:0 10-bit real-time playback

GPU acceleration

SABET (Multi-layer)
Additional Rate control modes


Cloud-Enabled VVC Live

Cloud-enabled VVC live is just one of the many use cases made better with VVC. The MainConcept VVC SDK is ideal for streaming from the cloud in real time. With it, get greatly improved immersive visual quality in more live channels, opening up countless use cases in streaming over internet and mobile.

Ready for today, built for tomorrow

The MainConcept VVC codec was engineered with 8K in mind but is flexible enough to efficiently handle 4K and lower resolutions. Although the move to full 8K may be a few years away, numerous applications are already in play and others are quickly evolving. MainConcept VVC is future-proof and ready to process across the resolution ladders.



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