DecompressionMethods Enumeration


Represents the file compression and decompression encoding format to be used to compress the data received in response to an HttpWebRequest.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace:   System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public enum DecompressionMethods

Member nameDescription

Use the deflate compression-decompression algorithm.


Use the gZip compression-decompression algorithm.


Do not use compression.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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