This method sets the media time stamps for this sample.

HRESULT SetMediaTime(
  LONGLONG* pTimeStart,
  LONGLONG* pTimeEnd


  • pTimeStart
    [in] Beginning media time.
  • pTimeEnd
    [in] Ending media time.

Return Values

Returns an HRESULT value that depends on the implementation. HRESULT can be one of the following standard constants, or other values not listed.

Value Description
E_FAIL Failure.
E_POINTER Null pointer argument.
E_INVALIDARG Invalid argument.
E_NOTIMPL Method is not supported.
S_OK or NOERROR Success.


To reset the time, use this method with both pTimeStart and pTimeEnd set to NULL. This will cause IMediaSample::GetMediaTime to return an error.


DirectShow applications and DirectShow filters have different include file and link library requirements. See Setting Up the Build Environment for more information.

OS Versions: Windows CE 2.12 and later. Version 2.12 requires DXPAK 1.0 or later.

See Also

IMediaSample Interface

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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