SDL_VideoInfo -- Video Target information

Structure Definition

typedef struct{
  Uint32 hw_available:1;
  Uint32 wm_available:1;
  Uint32 blit_hw:1;
  Uint32 blit_hw_CC:1;
  Uint32 blit_hw_A:1;
  Uint32 blit_sw:1;
  Uint32 blit_sw_CC:1;
  Uint32 blit_sw_A:1;
  Uint32 blit_fill;
  Uint32 video_mem;
  SDL_PixelFormat *vfmt;
} SDL_VideoInfo;

Structure Data

hw_availableIs it possible to create hardware surfaces?
wm_availableIs there a window manager available
blit_hwAre hardware to hardware blits accelerated?
blit_hw_CCAre hardware to hardware colorkey blits accelerated?
blit_hw_AAre hardware to hardware alpha blits accelerated?
blit_swAre software to hardware blits accelerated?
blit_sw_CCAre software to hardware colorkey blits accelerated?
blit_sw_AAre software to hardware alpha blits accelerated?
blit_fillAre color fills accelerated?
video_memTotal amount of video memory in Kilobytes
vfmtPixel format of the video device


This (read-only) structure is returned by SDL_GetVideoInfo. It contains information on either the 'best' available mode (if called before SDL_SetVideoMode) or the current video mode.

See Also

SDL_PixelFormat, SDL_GetVideoInfo