Image.FromStream Method (Stream, Boolean, Boolean)


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Creates an Image from the specified data stream, optionally using embedded color management information and validating the image data.

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

public static Image FromStream(
	Stream stream,
	bool useEmbeddedColorManagement,
	bool validateImageData


Type: System.IO.Stream

A Stream that contains the data for this Image.

Type: System.Boolean

true to use color management information embedded in the data stream; otherwise, false.

Type: System.Boolean

true to validate the image data; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Image

The Image this method creates.

Exception Condition

The stream does not have a valid image format.

The useEmbeddedColorManagement parameter specifies whether the new Image applies color correction according to color management information that is embedded in the data stream. Embedded information can include International Color Consortium (ICC) profiles, gamma values, and chromaticity information.


The Image class does not support alpha transparency in bitmaps. To enable alpha transparency, use PNG images with 32 bits per pixel.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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