Difference between revisions of "WAVEFORMATEX"
Revision as of 12:31, 12 February 2006
The WAVEFORMATEX data structure defines common properties of an audio stream and occurs in a variety of multimedia file formats, including:
- Microsoft Wave
- Microsoft Audio/Video Interleaved
- Microsoft Advanced Streaming Format
- Apple QuickTime
Since the format originated on Windows/Intel computers, the defined, multi-byte numbers are stored in little endian format, even if the data structure appears in QuickTime files.
bytes 0-1 wFormat bytes 2-3 nChannels bytes 4-7 nSamplesPerSec bytes 8-11 nAvgBytesPerSec bytes 12-13 nBlockAlign bytes 14-15 wBitsPerSample bytes 16-17 cbSize bytes 18.. extradata