Audio Clip Sample

Shows how to use Microsoft Media Foundation to decode audio from a media file.

The Audio Clip sample application reads audio data from a media file and writes the uncompressed audio to a WAVE file.

APIs Demonstrated

This sample demonstrates the following Media Foundation interfaces:


This sample is a command-line application. It uses the following command-line arguments:

audioclip.exe inputfile outputfile.wav
  • inputfile: The name of a file that contains an audio stream.
  • outputfile.wav: The name of the WAVE file to write.


Product Version
Windows SDK Windows 7


Downloading the Sample

This sample is available in the Windows classic samples github repository.

Media Foundation SDK Samples

Source Reader

Tutorial: Decoding Audio