Used with BASS_RecordGetInfo to retrieve information on the current recording device.

typedef struct {
    DWORD flags;
    DWORD formats;
    DWORD inputs;
    BOOL singlein;
    DWORD freq;


flagsThe device's capabilities... a combination of these flags.
DSCCAPS_EMULDRIVERThe device's drivers do not have DirectSound recording support, so it is being emulated.
DSCCAPS_CERTIFIEDThe device driver has been certified by Microsoft.
formatsThe standard formats supported by the device... a combination of these flags.
WAVE_FORMAT_1M0811025 Hz, Mono, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_1S0811025 Hz, Stereo, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_1M1611025 Hz, Mono, 16-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_1S1611025 Hz, Stereo, 16-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_2M0822050 Hz, Mono, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_2S0822050 Hz, Stereo, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_2M1622050 Hz, Mono, 16-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_2S1622050 Hz, Stereo, 16-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_4M0844100 Hz, Mono, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_4S0844100 Hz, Stereo, 8-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_4M1644100 Hz, Mono, 16-bit
WAVE_FORMAT_4S1644100 Hz, Stereo, 16-bit
The number of channels supported by the device is in the high 8 bits.
inputsThe number of input sources available to the device.
singleinTRUE = only one input may be active at a time.
freqThe device's current sample rate. Recording at this rate will give the best quality and performance, as no resampling is required.


The flags member is only used on Windows, and only prior to Vista. The formats member is only used on Windows/macOS/iOS but only for the device's channel count except on Windows prior to Vista. freq is also only available on Windows/macOS/iOS, but not on Windows prior to Vista.

See also