Tag: Media Foundation

MediaFoundationDxgiCapabilities: with AMF SDK H.264 encoder related data

Yet another post on AMD AMF SDK and hopefully a helpful tool reference. I updated one of the capability discovery applications (MediaFoundationDxgiCapabilities) so that it includes a printout of AMFVideoEncoderVCE_AVC related properties similarly as they are printed for Nvidia video adapters. Information includes: runtime version (and its availability in first place!) maximal resolution, profile and…

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AMD’s three ways to spell “enhancement”

From AMD AMF SDK documentation, AMF_Video_Encode_API.pdf: The typos are not a big deal for development, even though the symbol with the typo is a shortcut to a string with the same typo: #define AMF_VIDEO_ENCODER_NUM_TEMPORAL_ENHANCMENT_LAYERS L”NumOfTemporalEnhancmentLayers” The SDK offers a good frontend to AMD VCE hardware encoders, however there are a few unfortunate problems: documentation is…

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Injecting raw audio data into media pipeline (Russian)

I am reposting a Q+A from elsewhere on injecting raw audio data obtained externally into Windows API media pipeline (in Russian). Q: … какой самый простой способ превратить порции байтов в формате PCM в сжатый формат, например WMA используя только средства Windows SDK? […] я так понял, что без написания своего фильтра DirectShow (DS) –…

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UWP Media Element fullscreen playback bug

New platform, Universal Windows Platform (UWP), offers new Media Foundation bugs. UWP Media Element embeds a Media Foundation video renderer to present media video frames played back. Under certain conditions, the Media Element control fails to present video inline with just incrementing the presentation time indicating playback in progress. Nevertheless once expanded full screen the…

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Reference Signal Source: Hello, UWP!

Media Foundation version of Reference Signal Source is UWP friendly. It can be played using stock MediaElement control (whether it is a C# or JS project), is also Direct3D aware and friendly and as such integrates well with the MediaElement. Then on top of that the whole bundle is even WACK friendly and is ready…

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