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AVDecCommonOutputFormat property

Specifies the output format for the decoder.

This property is read/write.

Data type


Property GUID


Property value

CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCMPCM audio, using any number of channels
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_HeadphonesStereo PCM audio, using left-only/right-only (Lo/Ro) downmix
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_Stereo_AutoStereo PCM audio, using automatic selection of the stereo downmix mode (Lo/Ro or Lt/Rt). You can use this value for audio formats in which the input stream defines the preferred downmix mode, such as Dolby AC-3.
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_PCM_Stereo_MatrixEncodedStereo PCM audio, using matrix-encoded stereo downmix (Lt/Rt)
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_SPDIF_BitstreamS/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format) compressed bitstream, as defined by IEC-60958
CODECAPI_GUID_AVDecAudioOutputFormat_SPDIF_PCMS/PDIF PCM stereo, as defined by IEC-60958



Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]



See also

Codec API Properties
ICodecAPI Interface



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