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  • QuickTime Movie File (MOV)
  • MPEG-2 IMX 30 PAL/NTSC (FourCC: mx3p/mx3n)
  • MPEG-2 IMX 40 PAL/NTSC (FourCC: mx4p/mx4n)
  • MPEG-2 IMX 50 PAL/NTSC (FourCC: mx5p/mx5n)
  • Avid IMX (FourCC: AVmp)

The Codec Packet contains 2 components:


QuickTime IMX Decoder for Windows QuickTime Player

QuickTime IMX Decoder can be used in all QuickTime based applications, for example QuickTime Player, Avid Media Composer, Premiere und Adobe After Effects.

Supported Decoding Parameters:
  • Bitrates from up to 100 mbps
  • Frame Rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, and 30 frames/sec up to 60 fields/sec.

The Codec is a QuickTime Decoder Component developed by nanocosmos.

Playback QuickTime IMX file with Windows
Example: Playback QuickTime IMX file with Windows

QuickTime IMX Decoder for Windows Media Player / DirectShow

The QuickTime IMX Source DirectShow Package allows playback of QuickTime (MOV) packed IMX video files with all WindowsMediaPlayer-/DirectShow based applications.

Installation of the Quicktime Player is not required.

Direct Show Filters:
File Reader for QuickTime IMX Video Files
(Output Media Types: Majortype: Video, Sub Type: MPEG2_Video, Majortype: Audio: Sub Type: PCMAudio) und IMX Video Decoder Filter.

Beispielgraph für das Abspielen einer QuickTime IMX Datei mit DirectShow
Beispielgraph für das Abspielen einer QuickTime IMX Datei mit DirectShow

Latest Changes

  • Improved compatibility with editing applications
    based on the Apple QuickTime framework, e.g. Avid Media Composer,
    Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Added support for DVCPRO HD video types dvh1, dvh5, dvh6
  • Added support for IMX/D-10 NTSC video types mx3n, mx4n, mx5n
  • Added support for in32 and fl32 audio
  • Added support for in24 audio
  • Fix audio playback issue (integer long/64 overflow)
  • Fix reading files larger than 4 GB
  • The read cache size can be configured
  • Added support for Avid IMX (id AVmp)

Application Scenarios:

  • You want to play back video files compressed with QuickTime IMX Format
  • You are working with FinalCut for MacOS or Adobe Premiere and would like to playback the created IMX Video Files with Windows systems

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  • Realtime Playback of QuickTime IMX Video Files
  • Frame-Accurate Seeking


  • Windows
  • MacOS (on request)


  • QuickTime 7 System Installation

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