SwapChain Class

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Manipulates a swap chain.

Namespace:  Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX.Direct3D
Assembly:  Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX (in Microsoft.WindowsMobile.DirectX.dll)

public class SwapChain : IDisposable

A swap chain is a collection of one or more back buffers that can be serially presented to the front buffer.

Each device always has at least one swap chain, which is known as the implicit swap chain. Additional SwapChain objects can be created for rendering multiple views from the same device.


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 CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0