Microsoft DirectX 9.0


In summary, this article discussed the use of the following DirectShow objects, properties, and methods.

Task DirectShow Properties or Methods
Create a new, empty filter graph. Set objMediaControl = New FilgraphManager.
Generate the complete filter graph for a specific file. Call the FilgraphManager.RenderFile method.
Add a source filter. Call the FilgraphManager.AddSourceFilter method.
Add a renderer or transform filter. Get the IRegFilterInfo objects using the FilgraphManager.RegFilterCollection property; call the IRegFilterInfo.Filter method.
List the pins of a filter object. Get the IPinInfo objects using the IFilterInfo.Pins property.
Explicitly connect two pins. Call the IPinInfo.Connect method.
Create all connections from the pin to the renderer filter. Call the IPinInfo.Render method.