The Matrox Video for Windows (VFW) software codecs let you render and play back Matrox .avi files in your VFW programs without having Matrox video hardware installed.
This includes the Matrox DVCPRO HD codec, and "+ Alpha" versions of the Matrox uncompressed and MPEG-2 I-frame codecs.
As well, the Matrox VFW MPEG-2 I-frame HD codec now lets you render and play back Matrox MPEG-2 I-frame .avi files in all HD formats (720p, 1440x1080i/p, and full-size 1080i/p).
The following VFW software codecs are provided for use on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems:
- Matrox DV/DVCAM
- Matrox DVCPRO
- Matrox DVCPRO50
- Matrox DVCPRO HD
- Matrox MPEG-2 I-frame in SD and HD resolutions, with or without alpha
- Matrox Uncompressed in SD and HD resolutions, with or without alpha
- Matrox Offline HD (playback only)
- Matrox M-JPEG and HDV (playback only)
This release supports Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 and provides codecs that were previously available only on systems that have particular Matrox video hardware, such as Matrox Axio.