#include "ltmm.h"

C Syntax

HRESULT IltmmMediaInfo_get_SourceFormat(pMediaInfo, pVal)

C++ Syntax

HRESULT get_SourceFormat(pVal)

IltmmMediaInfo *pMediaInfo;

pointer to an interface

long *pVal;

pointer to a variable

Retrieves the format of the current source media file.




Pointer to an IltmmMediaInfo Interface.


Pointer to a variable to be updated with a value that represents the format of the current source media file. For a list of possible values, refer to the ltmmMediaInfo_SourceFormat constants.



The function was successful.

<> S_OK

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


Call IltmmMediaInfo::get_SourceFormatName to get a descriptive string for the format.

To get the current source media file, call IltmmMediaInfo::get_SourceFile.

The current source media file, set using IltmmMediaInfo::put_SourceFile, is the file for which the IltmmMediaInfo interface/object gets information. This function must be called before calling any of the other IltmmMediaInfo functions used for retrieving information.

Call IltmmMediaInfo::ResetSource to release the source file when it is no longer needed.

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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