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Sets the encoder to use for video.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
AVRecorder 9.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "AVRecorder.SetEncoder"; AVSession; Encoder )   More


Parameter Description Example
AVSession The ID for the AVRecorder session as returned by AVRecorder.Init. $AVSession
Encoder The encoder name, ID or index. 0


Returns OK or error.


Sets the encoder to use for video.
Not all combinations of video source, encoder and destination file will work.
AVRecorder.StartRecording may fail later.

On Mac and iOS we use standard encoder by default (H264 usually).


Set encoder:

MBS( "AVRecorder.SetEncoder"; $AVSession; "WMVideo9 Encoder DMO" )

Set DV encoder:

MBS("AVRecorder.SetEncoder"; AVRecorder::Session; "DV Video Encoder")

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Created 24th February 2019, last changed 24th February 2019

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