IDirectXVideoProcessorService::GetVideoProcessorCaps method (dxva2api.h)

Gets the capabilities of a specified video processor device.


HRESULT GetVideoProcessorCaps(
  [in]  REFGUID                  VideoProcDeviceGuid,
  [in]  const DXVA2_VideoDesc    *pVideoDesc,
  [in]  D3DFORMAT                RenderTargetFormat,
  [out] DXVA2_VideoProcessorCaps *pCaps


[in] VideoProcDeviceGuid

A GUID that identifies the video processor device. To get the list of video processor GUIDs, call IDirectXVideoProcessorService::GetVideoProcessorDeviceGuids.

[in] pVideoDesc

A pointer to a DXVA2_VideoDesc structure that describes the video content.

[in] RenderTargetFormat

The format of the render target surface, specified as a D3DFORMAT value. For more information, see the Direct3D documentation. You can also use a FOURCC code to specify a format that is not defined in the D3DFORMAT enumeration. See Video FOURCCs.

[out] pCaps

A pointer to a DXVA2_VideoProcessorCaps structure that receives the video processor capabilities.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header dxva2api.h

See also

DXVA Video Processing