Category: Video

Video related stuff


Unfortunately, AMAP_3D_TARGET appears to be useless. Internally, surface allocation comes up with the following capabilities for the surface: DDSCAPS_VIDEOMEMORY | DDSCAPS_LOCALVIDMEM | DDSCAPS_OFFSCREENPLAIN | DDSCAPS_3DDEVICE. Sadly, DirectDraw responds (might respond?) with E_NOTIMPL. While one can advance one step further by removing DDSCAPS_VIDEOMEMORY | DDSCAPS_LOCALVIDMEM, another problem is hit that you are no longer able to…

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A tricky EVR bug was caught up: input pin may falsely report disconnected state

Crime An application which builds a DirectShow graph unexpectedly started failing with VFW_E_NOT_CONNECTED (0x80040209) error code. Scene The problem takes place during DirectShow graph building, yet in stopped state. Specific call which appeared to be giving out the error in first place appears to be EVR input pin’s IPin::ConnectionMediaType, and the problem is also specific…

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