IMFMediaType::FreeRepresentation method (mfobjects.h)

Frees memory that was allocated by the IMFMediaType::GetRepresentation method.


HRESULT FreeRepresentation(
  [in] GUID   guidRepresentation,
  [in] LPVOID pvRepresentation


[in] guidRepresentation

GUID that was passed to the GetRepresentation method.

[in] pvRepresentation

Pointer to the buffer that was returned by the GetRepresentation method.

Return value

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


This interface is available on the following platforms if the Windows Media Format 11 SDK redistributable components are installed:

  • Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later.
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with KB900325 (Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005) and KB925766 (October 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition) installed.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header mfobjects.h (include Mfidl.h)
Library Mfuuid.lib

See also