ColorMatrix Class

Defines a 5 x 5 matrix that contains the coordinates for the RGBA space. Several methods of the ImageAttributes class adjust image colors by using a color matrix. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.Drawing.Imaging
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

Public NotInheritable Class ColorMatrix
Dim instance As ColorMatrix

public final class ColorMatrix
public final class ColorMatrix
Not applicable.

The matrix coefficients constitute a 5 x 5 linear transformation that is used for transforming ARGB homogeneous values. For example, an ARGB vector is represented as alpha, red, green, blue, and w, where w is always 1.


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 Millennium Edition, 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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0