ICM_COMPRESS_QUERY message

The ICM_COMPRESS_QUERY message queries a video compression driver to determine if it supports a specific input format or if it can compress a specific input format to a specific output format. You can send this message explicitly or by using the ICCompressQuery macro.



ICM_COMPRESS_QUERY 
wParam = (DWORD_PTR) (LPVOID) lpbiInput; 
lParam = (DWORD_PTR) (LPVOID) lpbiOutput; 


Parameters

lpbiInput

Pointer to a BITMAPINFO structure containing the input format.

lpbiOutput

Pointer to a BITMAPINFO structure containing the output format. You can specify zero for this parameter to indicate any output format is acceptable.

Return Value

Returns ICERR_OK if the specified compression is supported or ICERR_BADFORMAT otherwise.

Remarks

When a driver receives this message, it should examine the BITMAPINFO structure associated with lpbiInput to determine if it can compress the input format.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Vfw.h

See also

Video Compression Manager
Video Compression Messages

 

 

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