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Bitmap Class

Encapsulates a GDI+ bitmap, which consists of the pixel data for a graphics image and its attributes. A Bitmap object is an object used to work with images defined by pixel data.

For a list of all members of this type, see Bitmap Members.

System.Object
   System.MarshalByRefObject
      System.Drawing.Image
         System.Drawing.Bitmap

[Visual Basic]
<Serializable>
<ComVisible(True)>
NotInheritable Public Class Bitmap
   Inherits Image
[C#]
[Serializable]
[ComVisible(true)]
public sealed class Bitmap : Image
[C++]
[Serializable]
[ComVisible(true)]
public __gc __sealed class Bitmap : public Image
[JScript]
public
   Serializable
 ComVisible(true)
class Bitmap extends Image

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Remarks

A bitmap consists of the pixel data for a graphics image and its attributes.

Requirements

Namespace: System.Drawing

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

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

See Also

Bitmap Members | System.Drawing Namespace

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