#include "ltmm.h"

C Syntax

HRESULT IltmmCapture_CapturePicture(pCapture, ppPicture)

C++ Syntax

HRESULT CapturePicture(ppPicture)

IltmmCapture *pCapture;

pointer to an interface

IPictureDisp **ppPicture;

picture object interface

Captures a picture object.




Pointer to an IltmmCapture interface.


Pointer to a variable that receives the picture object interface pointer.



The function was successful.

<> S_OK

An error occurred. Refer to the Error Codes or the HRESULT error codes in the DirectShow documentation.


This function will capture a single automation picture.

If the method succeeds, the caller must free the returned picture by calling the interface's Release method.

The frame is captured from the position indicated by the StillTap property.

When capturing from the still pin, the capture happens when the user presses the hardware button for capturing the still image.
If there is not a hardware button or the user does not press it, the capture occurs after the timeout specified by the CaptureStillDelay property.

When not capturing from the still pin, the capture occurs after the amount of time specified by the CaptureStillDelay property.

Required DLLs and Libraries


For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.


Win32, x64

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