Tag: aggregation

DirectShow Filter Graph Spy

Inspired by a post on DirectShow Development Forum, it is sometimes useful to find out how certain application is using DirectShow to capture live video and/or audio, or play certain file etc. Filter graph topology, details about media types on the pins, used interfaces and call order. There is quite an easy step for the…

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How To: Wrap an existing DirectShow filter with a private video source filter (COM aggregation)

See beginning in microsoft.public.win32.programmer.directx.video newsgroup. This sample is demonstrating COM aggregation to embed an existing filter an re-expose it as a new filter having inner filter pre-initialized. The Visual Studio C++.NET 2008 projects contains a DirectShow filter class that registers itself under Video Capture Sources category and embeds File Source (Async) Filter inside initialized to…

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