Windows Media Encoder

Microsoft Windows Media Encoder (WME) 9 Series is a versatile screen capture, audio, video encoding software. WME captures a window or specified rectangle of the screen, with audio, and produces a compact WMV file that can be progressively downloaded and viewed in Windows Media Player. Capture content with frame-accurate control. Author for a range of delivery scenarios including MBR streaming and CD/DVD. Windows Media Encoder 9 can encode video using Windows Media Video version 7, 8 or 9. Audio encoding uses a number of Windows Media Audio version 9.2 or version 10 (if the version 10 codecs are installed) profiles and a Windows Media Audio 9 Voice speech codec. Content can also be created as uncompressed audio or video. WME 9 enables two-pass encoding to optimize quality for on-demand (streamed or download-and-play) content. It also supports variable bitrate (VBR) encoding for download-and-play scenarios. Take advantage of the many innovations in Windows Media 9 Series including high-quality multichannel sound, high-definition video quality, new support for mixed-mode voice and music content, and more.

Windows Media Encoder Screenshot

Windows Media Encoder Interface

Latest version: (05 Jan 2003)
License: Freeware
System requirements: Windows (All)
Download: WMEncoder.exe (9.5 MB)
Alternate download location 1: WMEncoder.exe
Alternate download location 2: WMEncoder.exe

See also:
Windows 8 Codecs Pack
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker
Windows Media Player Plus!

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