We make the world’s best tools
for multimedia developers

We save companies time and money, helping
them deliver their products to markets faster

Our products are used by dozens of companies and TV stations around the world

Mplatform
Create professional 24/7 broadcast
applications in a matter of days

Download MPlatform

DirectShow
We make the world’s best
DirectShow filters.
We’ve done it for years.

Download Multi-Format Source

MFormats
MFormats SDK
Work with video files just as if they
were random access memory

Coming soon ...

Supported hardware

One of the best things we do is integration with professional I/O hardware:


Blackmagicdesign
Stream Labs
Delta Cast

Supported platforms & development environments

We currently support the Windows platform. All our software is written in C++. We make our components avai-
lable to developers in C#, VB6, VB.NET and Delphi by providing easy-to-read sample applications and tutorials.


C#
VB.NET
C++
DELPHI
VB6

Compression formats and containers (file formats)

We support all of the most common file containers and compression formats, such as:

File formats
MXF
MP4/MOV
LXF
ASF/WMV
DV
MPEG-PS
MPEG-TS
GXF
FLV
AVI
MKV
WebM
Video codecs
DVCPRO
M-JPEG
MPEG-1
MPEG-2
MPEG-4
H.264/AVC
VC-1
VP8/VP9
HuffYUV
DNxHD
ProRes
H.265
Audio codecs
AAC
MP3
WMA
Vorbis
FLAC
MP2

We make use of FFmpeg for our decoding and encoding needs,
combined with our own, proprietary technology.

News

Closed captions support in MPlatform
June 09, 2014

With its most recent update, MPlatform supports capturing of CEA-608 (analogue) and CEA-708 (digital) closed captions - in addition to playback, which has been available with Closed Captions lib earlier. Learn more...

First version of visual CG editor
May 22, 2014

The most common feedback we get from customers with regards to our character generator is "it is too complex". Indeed, although our XML description may be the simplest in the world (which is what our developers think), most users would like to work with a visual editor. Here's a quick video that shows what it looks like in the first version. Learn more...

We are looking for a C++ software developer
May 20, 2014

We are not moving quick enough. Our backlog is growing. Customers are not getting their updates fast enough. To fix this, we are hiring a C++ software developer. Learn more...

Medialooks Direct Take: our new capture & playback app
May 15, 2014

We've released a new playout and capture application for Windows folks who need to record video from live sources and do basic playout with the help of a simple playlist. The app is available as a free download starting today and features our character generator as an optional plugin. Please welcome our new product, Direct Take. Learn more...

Customer stories

Nacsport customer story
March 13, 2014

Alberto Rodríguez González is the founder and lead video developer of Nacsport - a company that makes sports performance analysis software. I reached out for some feedback on the Multi-Format Source filter, that they had licensed recently, but we lost focus and talked about all sorts of things. Learn more...

Deyan Automation customer story
March 05, 2014

I first met Dejan Sekan during a workshop we held in Cyprus in 2011. Customers? In Limassol? I thought there were only tourists, most of them Russian. Nevertheless we met in a real office, in a nice conference room. Deyan Automation has been serving broadcast clients worldwide since 2003. I recently talked to Dejan, the company's founder and chief engineer, about his company and its products. Learn more...

MPlatform used with the Stream Labs MH4LM: two customer stories
February 14, 2014

After an intense period of close collaboration, we now have 2 customers using MPlatform with I/O hardware from Russian company Stream Labs. These companies are: April Broadcast from India and Rushworks from the U.S. I am excited to share some information about their products in this post. Learn more...