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WMV Tools


WMV9 PowerToy
WMCmd - Windows Media Encoder Command Line Script Utility
Smooth Streaming Multi-Bitrate Calculator
WMV Bitrate Calculator
Codecs



WMV9 PowerToy


A tool designed to configure advanced properties of the WMV9 encoder and decoder otherwise only accessible through registry settings.




Requirements: Latest version:
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.5.0 Executable (September 7, 2007)

Source code:
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.5.0 Source Code

Older versions:
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.1.0 Executable
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.1.0 Source Code
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.0.0 Executable
WMV9 PowerToy 1.2.0.0 Source Code
WMV9 PowerToy 1.1.1.0 Executable
WMV9 PowerToy 1.1.1.0 Source Code

WMV9 PowerToy is released under a Microsoft Community License (Ms-CL).



WMCmd.vbs
Windows Media Encoder Command Line Script Utility


This update to the WMCmd.vbs script originally included with Windows Media Encoder 9 Series adds support for WVC1 (WMV9 Advanced Profile) encoding, WMA10 Professional encoding, advanced WMV9 settings, AviSynth input, and better progress reporting.




Requirements: Latest version:
WMCmd.vbs - October 11, 2007

Readme - Changelog
Documentation



WMV Bitrate Calculator


This online bitrate calculator is intended for estimating constant and average video bitrates when using WMV9/VC-1 codecs in WMV/ASF containers.




Launch WMV Bitrate Calculator



Smooth Streaming
Multi-Bitrate Calculator


Encoding to a multi-bitrate format such as Smooth Streaming requires that video resolution be varied with bitrate in order to maintain consistent video quality across all bitrates. You can use this calculator to generate the desired multi-bitrate specifications.




Launch Smooth Streaming Multi-Bitrate Calculator



Codecs


There are several ways to get the latest Windows Media Video codecs:



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