External Buffer

The external buffer render extension creates a buffer for other system applications or tasks to render into, things such as video players and web browsers. This extension is only available when the external plugin has been loaded. The Media Sample demonstrates how to use an external buffer to render content from a video player.

The external buffer render extension uses many standard options but also includes:

Name

The name of the external render extension. This information should be provided by the external render extension application provider and is used to allow the application to send update messages to the Storyboard Engine.

Object

This is the path to a shared memory object which is created by the external application and is loaded by the Storyboard Engine. This information should be provided by the external render extension application provider.

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