Represents a block of memory that contains media data. Use this interface to access the data in the buffer.
The IMFMediaBuffer interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IMFMediaBuffer also has these types of members:
The IMFMediaBuffer interface has these methods.
Retrieves the length of the valid data in the buffer.
Retrieves the allocated size of the buffer.
Gives the caller access to the memory in the buffer.
Sets the length of the valid data in the buffer.
Unlocks a buffer that was previously locked.
If the buffer contains 2-D image data (such as an uncompressed video frame), you should query the buffer for the IMF2DBuffer interface. The methods on IMF2DBuffer are optimized for 2-D data.
To get a buffer from a media sample, call one of the following IMFSample methods:
To create a new buffer object, use one of the following functions.
|MFCreateMemoryBuffer||Creates a buffer and allocates system memory.|
|MFCreateMediaBufferWrapper||Creates a media buffer that wraps an existing media buffer.|
|MFCreateDXSurfaceBuffer||Creates a buffer that manages a DirectX surface.|
|MFCreateAlignedMemoryBuffer||Creates a buffer and allocates system memory with a specified alignment.|
This interface is available on the following platforms if the Windows Media Format 11 SDK redistributable components are installed:
- Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later.
- Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with KB900325 (Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005) and KB925766 (October 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition) installed.
Minimum supported client
|Windows Vista [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]|
Minimum supported server
|Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | Windows Store apps]|