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Image.FromStream Method (Stream)

Creates an Image from the specified data stream.

Namespace:  System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public static Image FromStream(
	Stream stream
)

Parameters

stream
Type: System.IO.Stream

A Stream that contains the data for this Image.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Image
The Image this method creates.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The stream does not have a valid image format

-or-

stream is null.

You must keep the stream open for the lifetime of the Image.

The stream is reset to zero if this method is called successively with the same stream.

NoteNote:

The Image class does not support alpha transparency in bitmaps. To enable alpha transparency, use PNG images with 32 bits per pixel.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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