Retrieving Media File Information for C++

This simple C++ example for using the ltmmMediaInfo object retrieves the source file properties and displays them in message boxes.

#include "ltmm.h" 
#include <atlbase.h> 
#include <atlconv.h> 
 
void AddStringToMsg(char *pszTitle, BSTR sString, char *pszMsg); 
void AddNumberToMsg(char *pszTitle, double dNumber, char *pszMsg, BOOL bFloat); 
 
int main() 
{ 
   IltmmMediaInfo *pMediaInfo; 
   BSTR sString; 
   char szMsg[8196]; 
   long lStreams, lIndex, l; 
   double d; 
   USES_CONVERSION; 
 
   CoInitialize(NULL); 
 
   // create an ltmmMediaInfo object:  
   HRESULT hr = CoCreateInstance(CLSID_ltmmMediaInfo, NULL, CLSCTX_INPROC_SERVER, IID_IltmmMediaInfo, (void**)&pMediaInfo); 
 
   if (FAILED(hr)) 
      return FALSE; 
 
   memset(szMsg, 0, 8196); 
 
   // set the source file:  
   sString = SysAllocString(MAKE_MEDIA_PATH("Test.avi")); 
   pMediaInfo->put_SourceFile(sString); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   // general properties:  
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFile(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Source file: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFileSize(&d); 
   AddNumberToMsg("File size: ", d, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_OutputStreams(&lStreams); 
   AddNumberToMsg("Number of streams: ", (double)lStreams,  szMsg, FALSE); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceDuration(&d); 
   AddNumberToMsg("File duration: ", d, szMsg, TRUE); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceBitRate(&l); 
   AddNumberToMsg("Source BitRate : ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFormat(&l); 
   AddNumberToMsg("Source format: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFormatName(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Source format name: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFilterClassID(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Source filter CLSID: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_SourceFilterName(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Source filter name: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_Title(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Title: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_Author(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Author: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_Description(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Description: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_Rating(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Rating: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   pMediaInfo->get_Copyright(&sString); 
   AddStringToMsg("Copyright: ", sString, szMsg); 
   SysFreeString(sString); 
 
   MessageBox(NULL, A2BSTR(szMsg), TEXT("MediaInfo Sample: General..."), MB_OK); 
 
   // stream properties:  
   for (lIndex=0; lIndex<lStreams; lIndex++) 
   { 
      memset(szMsg, 0, 8196); 
 
      pMediaInfo->put_CurrentStream(lIndex); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_CurrentStream(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Stream number: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_StreamType(&sString); 
      AddStringToMsg("Stream type: ", sString, szMsg); 
      SysFreeString(sString); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_StreamTypeName(&sString); 
      AddStringToMsg("Stream type name: ", sString, szMsg); 
      SysFreeString(sString); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_StreamSubtype(&sString); 
      AddStringToMsg("Stream subtype: ", sString, szMsg); 
      SysFreeString(sString); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_StreamSubtypeName(&sString); 
      AddStringToMsg("Stream subtype name: ", sString, szMsg); 
      SysFreeString(sString); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_StreamDuration(&d); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Stream duration: ", d, szMsg, TRUE); 
 
      // video specific  
      strcat(szMsg, "\n"); 
      strcat(szMsg, "\t*** Video specific properties ***\n"); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoFrameRate(&d); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video frame rate: ", d, szMsg, TRUE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoWidth(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video width: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoHeight(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video height: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoBitCount(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video bit count: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoCompression(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video compression: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoBitRate(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video bit rate: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_VideoFrames(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Video frames count: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      // Audio specific  
      strcat(szMsg, "\n"); 
      strcat(szMsg, "\t*** Audio specific properties ***\n"); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_AudioFormatTag(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Audio format tag: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_AudioChannels(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Audio channels: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_AudioSamplesPerSec(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Audio frequency: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_AudioBitsPerSample(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Audio sample size: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      pMediaInfo->get_AudioAvgBytesPerSec(&l); 
      AddNumberToMsg("Audio average bytes per second: ", (double)l, szMsg, FALSE); 
 
      MessageBox(NULL, A2BSTR(szMsg), TEXT("MediaInfo Sample: Streams..."), MB_OK); 
   } 
 
   pMediaInfo->ResetSource(); 
   pMediaInfo->Release(); 
 
   CoUninitialize(); 
                 
 return 0; 
} 
 
void AddStringToMsg(char *pszTitle, BSTR sString, char *pszMsg) 
{ 
   USES_CONVERSION; 
 
   strcat(pszMsg, pszTitle); 
   if (sString) 
      strcat(pszMsg, W2A(sString)); 
   else 
      strcat(pszMsg, "NA"); 
   strcat(pszMsg, " \n"); 
} 
 
void AddNumberToMsg(char *pszTitle, double dNumber, char *pszMsg, BOOL  
 bFloat) 
{ 
   char szNumber[64]; 
 
   if (bFloat) 
      sprintf(szNumber, "%f", dNumber); 
   else 
      sprintf(szNumber, "%.f", dNumber); 
 
   strcat(pszMsg, pszTitle); 
   strcat(pszMsg, szNumber); 
   strcat(pszMsg, " \n"); 
} 

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