MFCreateWaveFormatExFromMFMediaType function

Converts a Media Foundation audio media type to a WAVEFORMATEX structure.

Syntax

HRESULT MFCreateWaveFormatExFromMFMediaType(
  IMFMediaType *pMFType,
  WAVEFORMATEX **ppWF,
  UINT32       *pcbSize,
  UINT32       Flags
);

Parameters

pMFType

Pointer to the IMFMediaType interface of the media type.

ppWF

Receives a pointer to the WAVEFORMATEX structure. The caller must release the memory allocated for the structure by calling CoTaskMemFree.

pcbSize

Receives the size of the WAVEFORMATEX structure.

Flags

Contains a flag from the MFWaveFormatExConvertFlags enumeration.

Return Value

The function returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
S_OK
The function succeeded.

Remarks

If the wFormatTag member of the returned structure is WAVE_FORMAT_EXTENSIBLE, you can cast the pointer to a WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE structure.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header mfapi.h
Library Mfplat.lib
DLL Mfplat.dll

See Also

Media Foundation Functions

Media Type Conversions

Media Types