FromStream Method (GraphicsDevice, Stream, Int32, Int32, Boolean)
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Texture2D.FromStream Method (GraphicsDevice, Stream, Int32, Int32, Boolean)

XNA Game Studio 4.0
Loads texture data from a stream.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Graphics
Assembly: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Graphics (in

public static Texture2D FromStream (
         GraphicsDevice graphicsDevice,
         Stream stream,
         int width,
         int height,
         bool zoom


A graphics device.
Data stream from one of the following file types: .gif, .jpg or .png.
The requested image width.
The requested image height.
Control the aspect ratio when zooming (scaling); set to false to maintain a constant aspect ratio, true otherwise. See remarks.

Return Value

A 2D texture.

When zooming, the image is scaled relative to the image center.

  • Set zoom to false to maintain the aspect ratio which may result in the width or height returned not matching the values requested.
  • Set zoom to true to scale the image to fit the requested height and width regardless of the aspect ratio. This may result in clipping some of the original image.

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