StorageFile.GetThumbnailAsync | getThumbnailAsync methods

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Retrieves an adjusted thumbnail image for the file, determined by the purpose of the thumbnail.

Overload list

MethodDescription
GetThumbnailAsync(ThumbnailMode) Retrieves an adjusted thumbnail image for the file, determined by the purpose of the thumbnail.
GetThumbnailAsync(ThumbnailMode, UInt32) Retrieves an adjusted thumbnail image for the file, determined by the purpose of the thumbnail and the requested size.
GetThumbnailAsync(ThumbnailMode, UInt32, ThumbnailOptions) Retrieves an adjusted thumbnail image for the file, determined by the purpose of the thumbnail, the requested size, and the specified options.

Remarks

For guidance about choosing the best thumbnail mode, see Guidelines and checklist for thumbnails.

  • Applies to Windows Phone

In Windows Phone Store apps, the StorageFile.GetThumbnailAsync method returns the default icon for a music file instead of the expected icon. This happens when you call the StorageFile.GetThumbnailAsync method with a ThumbnailMode value of MusicView.

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.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

StorageFile
ThumbnailMode
ThumbnailOptions

 

 

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