Thank you for digging in the source! ;-) But - then the documentation [(http://docs.opencv.org/trunk/d0/da7/videoio_overview.html] isentirely wrong? But it was written at a time when there was a dshow branch?? (I'm fighting my way from M$-VS in the last weeks ... and it's quite detering ...) Thank you for digging in the source! ;-) But - then the documentation [(http://docs.opencv.org/trunk/d0/da7/videoio_overview.html] isentirely documentation is entirely wrong? But it was written at a time when there was WAS a dshow branch?? (I'm fighting my way from M$-VS in the last weeks ... and it's quite detering ...)