AVDecCommonOutputFormat property

Specifies the output format for the decoder.

This property is read/write.

Data type


Property GUID


Property value

GUID Description
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM PCM audio, using any number of channels
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_Headphones Stereo PCM audio, using left-only/right-only (Lo/Ro) downmix
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_Stereo_Auto Stereo PCM audio, using automatic selection of the stereo downmix mode (Lo/Ro or Lt/Rt). You can use this value for audio formats in which the input stream defines the preferred downmix mode, such as Dolby AC-3.
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_Stereo_MatrixEncoded Stereo PCM audio, using matrix-encoded stereo downmix (Lt/Rt)
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_SPDIF_Bitstream S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format) compressed bitstream, as defined by IEC-60958
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_SPDIF_PCM S/PDIF PCM stereo, as defined by IEC-60958


Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps | UWP apps]

See also

Codec API Properties

ICodecAPI Interface