[libav-tools] dshow? Windows microphone input?

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 22:41:25 CEST 2014

On 3/31/14, Michael Hipp <michael at redmule.com> wrote:
> Trying to do some work with microphone input in Win7 x64. In ffmpeg this
> command works:
>    ffplay -f dshow -i audio="Microphone (ASUS Xonar DG Audio"
> But the duplicate command under avplay gives an error about dshow:
>   avplay -f dshow -i "Microphone (ASUS Xonar DG Audio"
> avplay version v10_beta1-398-ge8e560f, Copyright (c) 2003-2014 the Libav
> developers
>    built on Mar 29 2014 10:44:50 with gcc 4.7.2 (Gentoo 4.7.2 p1.3,
> pie-0.5.5)
> Unknown input format: dshow
> Failed to set value 'dshow' for option 'f'
> Is there some other way to specify the microphone input in Windows?

vfwcap maybe [libav I guess never got the patches to allow dshow].

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