Specifies whether to compress or decompress the underlying stream.
Member name Description Compress Compresses the underlying stream. Decompress Decompresses the underlying stream.
The following code example uses the
enumeration with the CompressionMode class to compress and decompress a file. GZipStream
No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store apps
Supported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.