|Microsoft DirectShow 9.0|
This section describes the overall architecture of DirectShow. There is a lot of information in this section, and you may not need to know all of it. Therefore, you might prefer to skim this section at first, and then look in Using DirectShow for the topics that match your application requirements. You can refer back to this section if you have specific questions about some aspect of the DirectShow architecture.
This section contains the following topics: