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You can use the Microsoft® Windows Media® Encoder 9 Series Software Development Kit (SDK) to create Windows Media-based content from live sources, audio-visual files, and attached capture devices. The following sections explain in detail the steps required to encode multimedia content. For more information about each interface and object, see the Programming Reference section.

Topic Description
Before You Get Started Describes concepts you should understand before you begin creating Windows Media Encoder applications.
Creating an Encoding Application Describes how to create an application based on the Windows Media Encoder SDK.
Setting Up a License Provider Service Describes how a Windows Media Rights Manager license provider can issue licenses for content that was protected by a Windows Media Encoder application.
Redistributing Software Describes how to redistribute Windows Media Encoder in an application setup.
Using Batch Files to Encode Describes how to use Microsoft Visual Basic® Scripting Edition (VBScript) and Microsoft Windows® Script Host (WSH) to automatically encode multiple audio-visual files.
Administering Encoding Applications Remotely Describes how to administer an instance of Microsoft Windows Media Encoder running on a remote computer.
Complete Code Examples Provides end-to-end code examples to demonstrate how to use the Windows Media Encoder SDK.

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