PackageId class

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Provides package identification info, such as name, version, and publisher.

Syntax

Public NotInheritable Class PackageId

Attributes

[DualApiPartition()]
[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

Members

The PackageId class has these types of members:

Properties

The PackageId class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

Architecture

Read-onlyGets the processor architecture for which the package was created.

Author

Read-onlyWindows Phone only. Gets the value of the Author attribute for the specified application package.

FamilyName

Read-onlyGets the family name of the package.

FullName

Read-onlyGets the full name of the package.

Name

Read-onlyGets the name of the package.

ProductId

Read-onlyWindows Phone only. Gets the value of the ProductID attribute associated with this application package.

Publisher

Read-onlyGets the publisher of the package.

PublisherId

Read-onlyGets the publisher ID of the package.

ResourceId

Read-onlyGets the resource ID of the package.

Version

Read-onlyGets the package version info.

 

Examples

Use the Package.Current | current property to get the package for the current app. Use the Package.Id | id property to get the package ID. This example gets package identity information by using members of the Package and PackageId classes.

Dim package As Windows.ApplicationModel.Package = Windows.ApplicationModel.Package.Current
Dim packageId As Windows.ApplicationModel.PackageId = package.Id
Dim version As Windows.ApplicationModel.PackageVersion = packageId.Version

Dim output As String = String.Format(
    "Name: ""{0}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "Version: {1}.{2}.{3}.{4}" & VBCrLf & 
    "Architecture: {5}" & VBCrLf & 
    "ResourceId: ""{6}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "Publisher: ""{7}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "PublisherId: ""{8}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "FullName: ""{9}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "FamilyName: ""{10}""" & VBCrLf & 
    "IsFramework: {11}", 
    packageId.Name, 
    version.Major, version.Minor, version.Build, version.Revision, 
    packageId.Architecture, 
    packageId.ResourceId, 
    packageId.Publisher, 
    packageId.PublisherId, 
    packageId.FullName, 
    packageId.FamilyName, 
    package.IsFramework)

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.ApplicationModel
Windows::ApplicationModel [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Samples
App package information sample
Concepts
App packages and deployment
Reference
Package.Current
Package.Id

 

 

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