Category: Utilities

Various Alax.Info Utilities

Support for FLAC in ISO BMFF with MSE in StreamingServer application

Chrome platform supports FLAC encoding in ISO BMFF (fragmented MP4) media since version 62 (October 2017), however the support for FLAC (and Opus) overall did not become standard and comprehensive since then. I hooked up Microsoft FLAC Audio Encoder MFT into media streaming application to produce media and check browser compatibility. /audio.mp4?flac – produces FLAC…

Read the full article

DirectShow Spy: Integration with GraphStudioNext

DirectShow Spy is introducing integration with GraphStudioNext (and GraphEdit too) to let a developer quickly open a filter graph through Running Object table with external inspection tool. Note that you need a revision 301 GraphStudioNext or later, prebuilt versions available for download here: graphstudionext.exe (Win32), graphstudionext64.exe (x64). DirectShow Filter Graph list window offers context menu items and hotkeys to…

Read the full article

DirectShow Spy: Filter Graph Data and Properties UI

Summary DirectShow Spy receives a set of new powerful updates helping to develop and troubleshoot DirectShow applications: UI combining Markdown formatted filter graph details as well as property pages for all participating filters available interactively via filter graph list available via helper COM class letting DirectShow application integrate incredible troubleshooting capabilities Option to email filter…

Read the full article

DeckLinkCapabilities: A Printout of Capabilities of Blackmagic Design/DeckLink Hardware

The tool provides a user- (well, actually a developer-) friendly printout of capabilities accessible via Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDK for DeckLink series of hardware. This covers features of DeckLink and Intensity series of hardware for video/audio capture, accessible via vendor’s SDK. The data is printed out in Markdown format, easy to read on its own…

Read the full article

RotView: What is on ROT?

Once upon a time Windows SDK (or it was Visual Studio) had a tool named IROTVIEW which enumerated Running Object Table (ROT). Running Object Table Viewer IROTVIEW displays information about ActiveX and OLE objects currently existing in memory. People ask “Where is IROTVIEW?” and there is no answer. The API is really simple, but if…

Read the full article