The Media SDK allows developers to optimally leverage the AMD platform for multimedia processing. The SDK may be used in developing video conferencing, wireless display, remote desktop, video editing, transcode and playback applications

System Requirements

Microsoft® Windows 7® (32 or 64-bit), Microsoft® Windows 8® (32 or 64-bit) or Microsoft® Windows 8.1® (32 or 64-bit). For all devices except Kaveri, the Catalyst 13.12 driver release should be used with the MediaSDKv1.0 GA release:

For Kaveri use the 13.30 driver release  


Specifically developers can use the Media SDK for:

  • Accessing AMD media accelerators for video encoding and decoding
  • GPU accelerated video pre/post processing
  • Low latency video capture and encoding.