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Monday, May 11th, 2009 Posted in DirectShow, Free Software | 18 Comments »

Hello, with the help of one of our coders - Siri, we've been able to make a new update of the FLV muxer filter. The new build supports H.264, VP6 and AAC streams and also contains some code cleanups. The muxer ...

MONOGRAM x264 Encoder

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 49 Comments »

Hello, after a little struggle with mingw I'm happy to announce a new version of the x264 wrapper filter with these changes: libx264 built with mingw memory leaks fixed CRF support hopefully this filter should not crash randomly :) Please do some testing and report if ...

How to make a DirectShow Muxer Filter - Part 2

Saturday, October 4th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 12 Comments »

Welcome to the second part of the DirectShow muxer filter tutorial. In this article we will implement a real muxer filter that will be capable of writing a flash video file (FLV).

How to make a DirectShow Muxer Filter - Part 1

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 12 Comments »

If you have enjoyed my previous DirectShow articles I hope you will also find this tutorial useful. This one is going to be a bit more advanced but I will try to make everything clear so if you know what ...

B-Frames in DirectShow

Sunday, June 8th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 8 Comments »

Ever wondered about B-Frame support in DirectShow? ... or do you think that DirectShow is perfect? Unluckily it's not :) Read the rest of the article for more info on this issue.

Beginner’s guide: How to make a DirectShow filter VC++ project

Thursday, June 5th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 32 Comments »

If you're in need of writing a DirectShow filter and you've never done it before you might be interested in reading the following article. It explains how to configure all the necessary stuff in Visual C++ to make a very ...

How filters are described in the Registry database

Saturday, February 16th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 9 Comments »

While working on the GraphStudio project I have come upon a problem that might be worth writing an article about. The point was to find as much information about filters as possible using the data stored in the registry.

DirectShow BaseClasses and MFC

Thursday, January 10th, 2008 Posted in DirectShow | 11 Comments »

Ever since the DirectShow framework has appeared the filter writers have used the BaseClasses library (BC) to build their own filters on. Some time ago it has been moved from the DirectX SDK to Platform SDK and has been extended ...