DirectShow Objects

This topic contains reference entries for the core COM objects included with DirectShow, other than filters. For a list of filters included with DirectShow, see DirectShow Filters.

Object Description
Capture Graph Builder Builds video capture graphs.
DVD Graph Builder Builds DVD playback graphs.
Filter Graph Manager Builds and controls filter graphs.
Filter Mapper Searches the registry for registered filters.
Media Property Bag Sets or retrieves INFO and DISP chunks in AVI files.
Memory Allocator Allocates buffers for media samples.
System Reference Clock Implements a reference clock.
System Device Enumerator Enumerates filters and hardware devices installed on the system.


DirectShow Reference