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Queries details about video device.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
AVRecorder 6.1 Yes Yes No No Yes
MBS( "AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; AVSession; Index; Selector )   More


Parameter Description Example value
AVSession The ID for the AVRecorder session as returned by AVRecorder.Init. $AVSession
Index The index of the device from 0 to AVRecorder.VideoDeviceCount-1 or the name or ID of the device. 0
Selector Which value to return.
Can be ID, Name, Description, Index.
On Mac can also be manufacturer, modelID, transportType, connected, inUseByAnotherApplication or suspended.


Returns value or error.


Queries details about video device.


Enumerate video devices:

# list video devices
Set Variable [$count; Value:MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceCount"; $recorder)]
If [$count > 0]
    Set Variable [$index; Value:0]
        # next
        New Record/Request
        Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Index; $index]
        Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::ID; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "ID")]
        Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Name; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "Name")]
        Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Description; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "Description")]
        If [MBS("SystemInfo.isMacOSX")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Manufacturer; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "manufacturer")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::ModelID; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "modelID")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::TransportType; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "transportType")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Connected; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "connected")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::inUseByAnotherApplication; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "inUseByAnotherApplication")]
            Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::suspended; MBS("AVRecorder.VideoDeviceInfo"; $recorder; $index; "suspended")]
        End If
        Set Field [AVRecorder Devices::Type; "Video"]
        Commit Records/Requests []
        Set Variable [$index; Value:$index + 1]
        Exit Loop If [$count = $index]
    End Loop
End If

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th February 2016, last changed 19th February 2016

AVRecorder.VideoDeviceCount   -   Addressbook.Account.Name

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