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DirectX video rendering sample

This sample shows how to create a media sink that renders video output to a window using DirectX 11.

Specifically, this sample shows how to:

  • Decode the video using the Media Foundation APIs
  • Render the decoded video using the DirectX 11 APIs
  • Output the video stream to multi-monitor displays

For more info about the concepts and APIs demonstrated in this sample, see the following topics:

Note This sample requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or a later version (any SKU) and will not build in Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows .

Note The Windows-classic-samples repo contains a variety of code samples that exercise the various programming models, platforms, features, and components available in Windows and/or Windows Server. This repo provides a Visual Studio solution (SLN) file for each sample, along with the source files, assets, resources, and metadata needed to compile and run the sample. For more info about the programming models, platforms, languages, and APIs demonstrated in these samples, check out the documentation on the Windows Dev Center. This sample is provided as-is in order to indicate or demonstrate the functionality of the programming models and feature APIs for Windows and/or Windows Server. This sample was created for Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Server 2012 R2 using Visual Studio 2013, but in many cases it will run unaltered using later versions. This sample was created for Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Server 2012 R2 using Visual Studio 2013, but in many cases it will run unaltered using later versions. Please provide feedback on this sample!

To get a copy of Windows, go to Downloads and tools.

To get a copy of Visual Studio, go to Visual Studio Downloads.

Related technologies

Media Foundation

Operating system requirements

Client

Windows 8.1

Server

Windows Server 2012 R2

Build the sample

To build this sample:

  1. Open the solutions (.sln) file titled DX11VideoRenderer.sln from Visual Studio. You'll find the solutions file in <install_root>\DX11VideoRenderer\C++.
  2. After the sample has loaded, press the F7 (or F6 for Visual Studio 2013) key or select Build Solution from the Build menu.

Run the sample

To run this sample after building it, go to the installation folder for this sample with Windows Explorer and run DX11VideoRenderer.exe from the <install_root>\DX11VideoRenderer\C++\Debug folder.

To run this sample from Microsoft Visual Studio, press the F5 key to run with debugging enabled, or Ctrl+F5 to run without debugging enabled. Alternatively, select Start Debugging or Start Without Debugging from the Debug menu.