BitmapSource Class

July 28, 2014

Provides a source object for properties that use a bitmap.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

public abstract class BitmapSource : ImageSource

The BitmapSource type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodBitmapSourceInitializes a new instance of the BitmapSource class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyPixelHeightGets the height of the bitmap in pixels.
Public propertyPixelWidthGets the width of the bitmap in pixels.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValueClears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetAnimationBaseValueReturns any base value established for a Windows Phone dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetSourceSets the source of the BitmapSource.
Public methodSetValueSets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberPixelHeightPropertyIdentifies the PixelHeight dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberPixelWidthPropertyIdentifies the PixelWidth dependency property.
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For most scenarios, you will want to construct either a BitmapImage or a WriteableBitmap.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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

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