IMFVideoSampleAllocator::SetDirectXManager method (mfidl.h)

Specifies the Direct3D device manager for the video media sink to use.


HRESULT SetDirectXManager(
  [in] IUnknown *pManager


[in] pManager

Pointer to the IUnknown interface of the Direct3D device manager. The media sink queries this pointer for the IDirect3DDeviceManager9 interface.

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.


The media sink uses the Direct3D device manager to obtain a pointer to the Direct3D device, which it uses to allocate Direct3D surfaces. The device manager enables multiple objects in the pipeline (such as a video renderer and a video decoder) to share the same Direct3D device.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header mfidl.h
Library Mfuuid.lib

See also