Encoding of video using built in Windows functionality (Media Foundation)?


I’ve been investigating various method of exporting video from my FMX application, in particular mp4 using the h.264 codec. One method is to use FFmpeg with the FFVCL components. The down side of this is that including FFmpeg dlls with my application increases the download size. The other problem is the licensing issue of using the libx264 encoder. There is a free to use libopenh264 encoder but isn’t as good as it only supports the Baseline profile.
However, Windows has video encoding built in which includes the full h.264 with High profile (mfh264enc.dll). This seems like the ideal solution for high quality video export while minimising the size of my application and avoiding licensing problems. The following page gives information on the video encoding interface in Windows.
My question is how can I call this from Delphi to export video from a sequence of images stored in TBitmap? My application is FMX but initially only for Windows. Has anyone already created a Delphi interface for video encoding using the built in Windows dlls? I don’t have much experience with calling dlls from Delphi. How much work would it be to create an interface myself?

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