Measures the performance of video decoding (playback) using the Media Foundation framework.
winsat mfmedia <parameters>
|-input <file name>||Required: Specify the file containing the video clip to be played or encoded. The file can be in any format that can be rendered by Media Foundation.|
|-dumpgraph||Specify that the filter graph should be saved to a GraphEdit-compatible file before the assessment starts.|
|-ns||Specify that the filter graph should run at the normal playback speed of the input file. By default, the filter graph runs as fast as possible, ignoring presentation times.|
|-play||Run the assessment in decode mode and play any supplied audio content in the file specified in -input using the default DirectSound device. By default, audio playback is disabled.|
|-nopmp||Do not make use of the Media Foundation Protected Media Pipeline (MFPMP) process during the assessment.|
|-pmp||Always make use of the MFPMP process during the assessment.
Note: If -pmp or -nopmp is not specified, MFPMP will be used only when necessary.
|-v||Send verbose output to STDOUT, including status and progress information. Any errors will also be written to the command window.|
|-xml <file name>||Save the output of the assessment as the specified XML file. If the specified file exists, it will be overwritten.|
|-idiskinfo||Save information about physical volumes and logical disks as part of the <SystemConfig> section in the XML output.|
|-iguid||Create a globally unique identifier (GUID) in the XML output file.|
|-note note text||Add the note text to the <note> section in the XML output file.|
|-icn||Include the local computer name in the XML output file.|
|-eef||Enumerate extra system information in the XML output file.|
- To runs the assessment with the input file that is used during a winsat formal assessment, without employing the Media Foundation Protected Media Pipeline (MFPMP), on a computer where c:\windows is the location of the Windows folder.
winsat mfmedia -input c:\windows\performance\winsat\winsat.wmv -nopmp
- Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to use winsat. The command must be executed from an elevated command prompt window.
- To open an elevated command prompt window, click Start, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.