AVEncCommonRateControlMode property

Specifies the rate control mode.

Applications can set this property to specify the rate control mode. Encoders can also return this property as a capability.

This property is read/write.

Data type


Property GUID


Property value

The value of this property is a member of the eAVEncCommonRateControlMode enumeration.


This property is also used with H.264 UVC 1.5 camera encoders.

CODECAPI_AVEncVideoTemporalLayerCount, CODECAPI_AVEncVideoUsage, and CODECAPI_AVEncCommonRateControlMode are static encoder properties. Once set, these will only take effect after a set media type is called on the camera’s output pin.


Requirement Value
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