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KnownFolders.PicturesLibrary | picturesLibrary property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets the Pictures library.

Syntax


var picturesLibrary = Windows.Storage.KnownFolders.picturesLibrary;

Property value

Type: StorageFolder

The Pictures library.

Remarks

Libraries, a concept introduced in Windows 7, enable users to view related user content from a single location. Because the library is a virtual location, folders that are added to or removed from a library continue to exist in their original locations as well. Learn more about libraries in Windows Libraries.

For info about accessing the Pictures library in a Windows Phone Store app, see Access media libraries in Windows Phone apps.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

Capabilities

picturesLibrary

See also

KnownFolders
Access media libraries in Windows Phone apps

 

 

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