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BitmapImage Constructor (Uri, RequestCachePolicy)

Initializes a new instance of the BitmapImage class with an image whose source is a Uri, and is cached according to the provided RequestCachePolicy.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public BitmapImage(
	Uri uriSource,
	RequestCachePolicy uriCachePolicy


Type: System.Uri
The Uri to use as the source of the BitmapImage.
Type: System.Net.Cache.RequestCachePolicy
The RequestCachePolicy that specifies the caching requirements for images that are obtained using HTTP.


The uriSource parameter is null.


The file specified by the uriSource parameter is not found.

BitmapImage objects created using this constructor are automatically initialized. After initialization, property changes are ignored.

BitmapImage(Uri, RequestCachePolicy) is introduced in the .NET Framework version 3.5. For more information, see .NET Framework Versions and Dependencies.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.