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Imaging Class

Provides managed to unmanaged interoperation support for creating image objects.

Namespace: System.Windows.Interop
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)

public static class Imaging
public final class Imaging
public final class Imaging
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

This class provides creation mechanisms for the primary bitmap imaging class in WPF, BitmapSource. This includes methods that create a BitmapSource based on Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) objects , and memory sections.


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0