Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Enables the decoding, editing, and encoding of image files.

Members

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace has these types of members:

Classes

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace has these classes.

ClassDescription
BitmapCodecInformation Provides access to information about a decoder or encoder.
BitmapDecoder Provides read access to bitmap container data as well as data from the first frame.
BitmapEncoder Contains methods to create, edit and save images.
BitmapFrame Provides read access to data within a single frame.
BitmapProperties Provides read and write access to image properties and metadata.
BitmapPropertiesView Provides read access to image properties and metadata.
BitmapPropertySet Represents a property set of BitmapTypedValue objects.
BitmapTransform Contains transformations that can be applied to pixel data.
BitmapTypedValue A value along with an enumeration specifying its data type.
ImageStream An implementation of IRandomAccessStreamWithContent type used in the Imaging namespace.
PixelDataProvider Provides access to the pixel data from a bitmap frame.

 

Enumerations

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace has these enumerations.

EnumerationDescription
BitmapAlphaMode Specifies the alpha mode of pixel data.
BitmapFlip Specifies the flip operation to be performed on pixel data.
BitmapInterpolationMode Specifies the interpolation mode used for scaling pixel data.
BitmapPixelFormat Specifies the pixel format of pixel data. Each enumeration value defines a channel ordering, bit depth, and data type.
BitmapRotation Specifies the rotation operation to be performed on pixel data.
ColorManagementMode Specifies the color management behavior when obtaining pixel data.
ExifOrientationMode Specifies the EXIF orientation flag behavior when obtaining pixel data.
JpegSubsamplingMode Specifies which chroma subsampling mode will be used for image compression in JPEG images.
PngFilterMode Specifies the filter used to optimize the image prior to image compression in PNG images.
TiffCompressionMode Specifies the compression mode used for TIFF images.

 

Interfaces

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace defines these interfaces.

InterfaceDescription
IBitmapFrame Exposes methods for operating on a single frame of an image.
IBitmapPropertiesView Exposes methods for reading image metadata and properties.

 

Structures

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace has these structures.

StructureDescription
BitmapBounds Specifies a bounding rectangle.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.Graphics.Imaging
Windows::Graphics::Imaging [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Simple Imaging sample
Processing image files (Windows Store apps using JavaScript and HTML)
Processing image files (Windows Store apps using C#/VB/C++ and XAML)

 

 

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