M-JPEG Codec

Morgan M-JPEG codec

Morgan M-JPEG codec is a multimedia compressor/decompressor which registers into the Windows collection of multimedia drivers and integrates with any application using DirectShow and Microsoft Video for Windows. Existing video software, such as Windows Media Player, Sony Vegas Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro, can utilize this codec to play, create and edit industry standard M-JPEG files.

Codec features


  • 100% software.
  • Incredibly fast (4x to 10x faster than Microsoft in-box M-JPEG codec).
  • Playback M-JPEG AVI and MOV files (DigiCam, DSLR, WebCam, NetCam,...).
  • Playback "old" hardware M-JPEG AVI files (Rainbow Runner, DC10, DC20, DC30, Buz, ...) without the specific hardware codec.
  • Realtime software M-JPEG compression on capture cards that does not perform hardware compression.
  • Video Editing of M-JPEG projects without the specific hardware codec.
  • MMX, SSE, SSE2 and Multicore optimisations.
  • Support most of the M-JPEG formats (4:2:2, 4:1:1, 4:2:0, MJPG, dmb1, jpeg).
  • RGB and YUV input/output supported (RGB32, YUY2, UYVY, ...).
  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Seven, Video for Windows and DirectShow compliant.
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CSx.x support.
  • 32 and 64-bit versions available (Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.x requires 64-bit version).


Codec configuration

Quickly access configuration options clicking on the system tray icon.

Quick config


Detailed configuration options are available here.


Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and CS5.5 support

You can edit and preview sequences using Morgan M-JPEG codec in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and CS5.5

Premiere Pro Sequence Presets are available here.



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