Video Decoder Properties

The PROPSETID_VIDCAP_VIDEODECODER property set contains properties related to the operation of analog video decoder devices, such as the transmission standard and timing signals. The following table describes the properties that are part of the PROPSETID_VIDCAP_VIDEODECODER property set.

PROPSETID_VIDCAP_VIDEODECODER KS properties Property description


Returns information on the capabilities of the video decoder device, such as signal standard (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) and settling time.


Controls the current analog video standard.


Returns the status of the video decoding device, such as number of lines in the video signal and whether the signal is locked.


Controls three-state output of the video decoder.


Controls whether the video decoder uses VCR timing or broadcast timing.