IWICImagingFactory::CreateDecoderFromStream method (wincodec.h)

Creates a new instance of the IWICBitmapDecoder class based on the given IStream.


HRESULT CreateDecoderFromStream(
  [in]          IStream           *pIStream,
  [in]          const GUID        *pguidVendor,
  [in]          WICDecodeOptions  metadataOptions,
  [out, retval] IWICBitmapDecoder **ppIDecoder


[in] pIStream

Type: IStream*

The stream to create the decoder from.

[in] pguidVendor

Type: const GUID*

The GUID for the preferred decoder vendor. Use NULL if no preferred vendor.

[in] metadataOptions

Type: WICDecodeOptions

The WICDecodeOptions to use when creating the decoder.

[out, retval] ppIDecoder

Type: IWICBitmapDecoder**

A pointer that receives a pointer to a new IWICBitmapDecoder.

Return value


If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


Minimum supported client Windows XP with SP2, Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header wincodec.h
Library Windowscodecs.lib
DLL Windowscodecs.dll