This method returns the seeking capabilities of the media stream.

HRESULT GetCapabilities(
  DWORD* pCapabilities


  • pCapabilities
    [out] Seeking capability flags, which can be any combination of the following:
    • AM_SEEKING_CanSeekAbsolute
    • AM_SEEKING_CanSeekForwards
    • AM_SEEKING_CanSeekBackwards
    • AM_SEEKING_CanGetCurrentPos
    • AM_SEEKING_CanGetStopPos
    • AM_SEEKING_CanGetDuration
    • AM_SEEKING_CanPlayBackwards
    • AM_SEEKING_CanDoSegments
    • AM_SEEKING_Source

Return Values

Returns an HRESULT value that depends on the implementation of the interface. The default DirectShow implementation returns S_OK.


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

IMediaSeeking Interface

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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