#include "ltmm.h"

C Syntax

HRESULT IltmmWMStreamConfig_get_Type(pStreamConfig, pVal)

C++ Syntax

HRESULT get_Type(pVal)

IltmmWMStreamConfig *pStreamConfig;

pointer to an interface

BSTR *pVal;

pointer to a string

Gets the major type of media in the stream.

Parameter Description
pStreamConfig Pointer to an IltmmWMStreamConfig interface.
pVal Pointer to a string to be updated with the CLSID string that indicates the stream type. Possible values are:
  Value Meaning
  ltmmMEDIATYPE_Video Video stream
  ltmmMEDIATYPE_Audio Audio stream
  ltmmMEDIATYPE_Text Script stream
  For a list of media types refer to Formats, Media Types and Media Subtypes.



The function was successful.

<> S_OK

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


Call SysFreeString to free the memory allocated for the string when it is no longer needed.

For more information, refer to the Microsoft documentation for IWMMediaProps::GetType.

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

See Also


IltmmWMStreamConfig::put_BufferWindow, IltmmWMStreamConfig::get_MaxKeyFrameSpacing, IltmmWMStreamConfig::put_MaxKeyFrameSpacing, IltmmWMStreamConfig::get_Quality, IltmmWMStreamConfig::put_Quality


Windows Media Support


Multimedia Function Group


For a C example, refer to IltmmWMProfile::GetStream Example for C.

For a C++ example, refer to IltmmWMProfile::GetStream Example for C++.

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