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Image.Save Method (Stream, ImageFormat)

Saves this image to the specified stream in the specified format.

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

public void Save (
	Stream stream,
	ImageFormat format
public void Save (
	Stream stream, 
	ImageFormat format
public function Save (
	stream : Stream, 
	format : ImageFormat
Not applicable.



The Stream where the image will be saved.


An ImageFormat that specifies the format of the saved image.

Exception typeCondition


stream or format is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The image was saved with the wrong image format

You should avoid saving an image to the same stream that was used to construct it. Doing so might damage the stream.

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0