#include "ltmm.h"

C Syntax

HRESULT IltmmConvert_put_PreferredMPEG2Splitter(pConvert, newVal)

C++ Syntax

HRESULT get_PreferredMPEG2Splitter (newVal)

IltmmConvert *pConvert;

pointer to an interface

BSTR newVal;


Sets the preferred MPEG2 splitter.

Parameter Description
pConvert Pointer to an IltmmConvert interface.
newVal String that contains the name of the preferred MPEG-2 splitter to set. Possible values area:
  Value Meaning
  ltmmFilter_MPEG2_Splitter Microsoft MPEG-2 Splitter.
  ltmmFilter_MPEG2_Demux Microsoft MPEG-2 Demultiplexer.



The function was successful.

<> S_OK

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


A display name uniquely identifies the splitter (or any filter). Display names for software splitters have the following format: @device:sw:GUID\\GUID, example: Microsofts MPEG-2 Splitter display name is:


If the method succeeds, the caller must free the returned string by calling the SysFreeString function.

The IltmmConvert::SetPreferredFilter function is a general version of this function, which allows you to set the preferred dcoders or demultiplexers for other formats.

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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