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D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE enumeration

Specifies the intended use for a video processor.

Syntax


typedef enum D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE { 
  D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_PLAYBACK_NORMAL  = 0,
  D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_OPTIMAL_SPEED    = 1,
  D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_OPTIMAL_QUALITY  = 2
} D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE;

Constants

D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_PLAYBACK_NORMAL

Normal video playback. The graphics driver should expose a set of capabilities that are appropriate for real-time video playback.

D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_OPTIMAL_SPEED

Optimal speed. The graphics driver should expose a minimal set of capabilities that are optimized for performance.

Use this setting if you want better performance and can accept some reduction in video quality. For example, you might use this setting in power-saving mode or to play video thumbnails.

D3D11_VIDEO_USAGE_OPTIMAL_QUALITY

Optimal quality. The grahics driver should expose its maximum set of capabilities.

Specify this setting to get the best video quality possible. It is appropriate for tasks such as video editing, when quality is more important than speed. It is not appropriate for real-time playback.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Header

D3d11.h

See also

D3D11_VIDEO_PROCESSOR_CONTENT_DESC

 

 

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