#include "ltmm.h"

C Syntax HRESULT IltmmCapture_get_VideoCaptureStreamType(pCapture, pVal)
C++ Syntax HRESULT get_VideoCaptureStreamType(pVal)

IltmmCapture *pCapture; pointer to an interface
BSTR *pVal; pointer to a string

Retrieves a string that contains the capture stream type.

Parameter Description
pCapture Pointer to an IltmmCapture interface.
pVal Pointer to a variable to be updated with a string that contains the stream type. Possible values are:
Value Meaning
MEDIATYPE_Stream The stream is a byte stream with no time stamps. For example, a hardware compressed stream.
MEDIATYPE_Interleaved The stream type is interleaved. For example, stream used by Digital Video (DV ).
MEDIATYPE_Video The stream type is video.



The function was successful.

<> S_OK

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


The string referenced by Type contains a formatted Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) of the form {xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx}.

If the function succeeds, the caller must free the BSTR referenced by Type, by calling the SysFreeString function.

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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