Tag: crap

Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder 3.1

It is the first time ever – because probably I am not as experienced as Geraint – I witness availability of IMediaSample interface without availability of IMediaSample2. One might be curious what kind of software could provide such a weirdo in 2010? It is latest and greatest Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder 3.1. Additionally to…

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Asus Eee PC, Tray Utility, Default Resolution

Among things beyond of any understanding are those presented by Asustek/Asus engineers. While hardware is more or less OK, software is often confusing. Asus Eee PC 1000HE, out of which I own one, comes with Asus Eee PC Tray Utility 5.1.1.4008. A helper application to provide quick access to certain hardware control functions, it is…

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Ahead Nero’s NeResize DirectShow Filter

Another example of a negligence with a cost of incompatibility and enormous amount of support time. Ahead Nero installs a number of DirectShow filters into $(Program Files)\Common Files\Ahead\DSFilter directory. One of the files is NeResize.ax and it hosts a Nero Resize filter. Let us take a closer look: CLSID: {30002E0C-C574-481E-A5DE-90AE54A79E10} (note that Nero 8 ships…

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Confusing AUDIO_STREAM_CONFIG_CAPS

I don’t have any idea who makes software nowadays, but how can it expected to be reliable? Intel DG33FBC motherboard, onboard Realtek ALC888 High Definition Audio. I am tracing AUDIO_STREAM_CONFIG_CAPS capabilities reported by onboard audio capture board, one of them: AM_MEDIA_TYPE: majortype {73647561-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71}, subtype {00000001-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71}, pUnk 0x00000000 bFixedSizeSamples 1, bTemporalCompression 0, lSampleSize 4 formattype {05589F81-C356-11CE-BF01-00AA0055595A},…

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