IMFVideoMediaType interface (mfobjects.h)

Represents a description of a video format.


The IMFVideoMediaType interface inherits from IMFMediaType. IMFVideoMediaType also has these types of members:


The IMFVideoMediaType interface has these methods.


GetVideoFormat is no longer available for use as of Windows 7.

Retrieves an alternative representation of the media type.


If the major type of a media type is MFMediaType_Video, you can query the media type object for the IMFVideoMediaType interface.

Applications should avoid using this interface except when a method or function requires an IMFVideoMediaType pointer as a parameter. You can get all of the format information from a video media type through the IMFAttributes interface, which IMFMediaType inherits.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header mfobjects.h (include Mfidl.h)

See also


Media Foundation Interfaces

Media Type Attributes

Media Types