SDK is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10 and it can be freely distributed and used.
Intel Media SDK is probably the only platform providing free MVC-3D encoding capabilities (end of 2013).
FRIM is a free SW package based on patterns and examples from this SDK.
Output to a pipe allows further yuv processing without the consumption of enormous disk space.
FRIM Import and FRIM Export together support rendering workflow without re-encoding to any intermediate format.