Tag: Audio

Audio playback at non-standard rates in DirectShow

DirectShow streaming and playback in particular offers flexible playback rates for scenarios where playback is requested to take place slower or faster than real time. For a DirectShow developer, the outer interface is pretty straightforward:IMediaPosition::put_Rate┬átakes playback rate and that’s it. Playback rate. Must not be zero. The playback rate is expressed as a ratio of…

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Sample: Simultaneous Audio Playback via Waveform Audio (waveOut) API

The minimalistic sample demonstrates support of [deprecated] Waveform Audio API for multiple playback streams. Depending on command line parameters, the application starts threads to open audio hardware using separate waveOutOpen call and stream one or more generated sine waves: 1,000 Hz sine wave as 22,050 Hz, Mono, 16-bit PCM (command line parameter “a”) 5,000 Hz…

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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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