IDirectXVideoProcessorService::CreateVideoProcessor method

Creates a video processor device.


HRESULT CreateVideoProcessor(
  [in]        REFGUID                VideoProcGuid,
  [in]  const DXVA2_VideoDesc        *pVideoDesc,
  [in]        D3DFORMAT              RenderTargetFormat,
  [in]        UINT                   MaxNumSubStreams,
  [out]       IDirectXVideoProcessor **ppVidProcess


VideoProcGuid [in]

A GUID that specifies the video processor to create. To get the list of video processor GUIDs, call IDirectXVideoProcessorService::GetVideoProcessorDeviceGuids.

pVideoDesc [in]

A pointer to a DXVA2_VideoDesc structure that describes the video content.

RenderTargetFormat [in]

The format of the render target surface, specified as a D3DFORMAT value. For more information, see the Direct3D documentation. You can also use a FOURCC code to specify a format that is not defined in the D3DFORMAT enumeration. See Video FOURCCs.

MaxNumSubStreams [in]

The maximum number of substreams that will be used with this device.

ppVidProcess [out]

Receives a pointer to the video processor's IDirectXVideoProcessor interface. The caller must release the interface.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return codeDescription

The method succeeded.



Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]



See also

DXVA Video Processing