ICInfo

The ICInfo function retrieves information about specific installed compressors or enumerates the installed compressors.

BOOL ICInfo(
  DWORD fccType,     
  DWORD fccHandler,  
  ICINFO * lpicinfo  
);

Parameters

fccType

Four-character code indicating the type of compressor. Specify zero to match all compressor types.

fccHandler

Four-character code identifying a specific compressor or a number between zero and the number of installed compressors of the type specified by fccType.

lpicinfo

Pointer to a ICINFO structure to return information about the compressor.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if successful or an error otherwise.

Remarks

To enumerate the compressors or decompressors, specify an integer for fccHandler. This function returns information for integers between zero and the number of installed compressors or decompressors of the type specified for fccType.

Requirements

  Windows NT/2000/XP: Included in Windows NT 3.1 and later.
  Windows 95/98/Me: Included in Windows 95 and later.
  Header: Declared in Vfw.h.
  Library: Use Vfw32.lib.

See Also

Video Compression Manager, Video Compression Functions, ICINFO

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