Microsoft DirectX 9.0


This topic applies to Windows XP only.

The Capture method captures the video frame that is currently being rendered by the Video Mixing Renderer (VMR).


HRESULT Capture(
  IPictureDisp**  ppcurrentImage



[out]  Address of a variable that receives an IPictureDisp interface pointer.

Return Values

If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an error code.


The returned IPictureDisp interface has an outstanding reference count. The caller must release the interface.

For information about the IPictureDisp interface, see the Microsoft Platform SDK documentation.

Example Code

CComPtr<IMSVidCtl> m_pVideoControl; // Pointer to the Video Control.

/* Build and run the filter graph (not shown). */

// Find the video renderer
CComPtr<IMSVidVideoRenderer> pVideo;
hr = m_pVideoControl->get_VideoRendererActive(&pVideo);
if (SUCCEEDED(hr))
    // Capture the image.
    CComPtr<IPictureDisp> pPic;
    hr = pVideo->Capture(&pPic);

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