ICodecAPI::GetDefaultValue method (strmif.h)

The GetDefaultValue method gets the default value of a codec property.


HRESULT GetDefaultValue(
  [in]  const GUID *Api,
  [out] VARIANT    *Value


[in] Api

Pointer to a GUID that specifies the property. For a list of standard codec properties, see Codec API Properties.

[out] Value

Pointer to a VARIANT that receives the default value. The caller must free the VARIANT by calling VariantClear.

Return value

This method can return one of these values.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.
The specified property does not have a default value.


Minimum supported client Windows XP with SP2 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 R2 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header strmif.h (include Dshow.h)
Library Strmiids.lib

See also

Codec API Reference

Encoder API