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Image.Save Method (Stream, ImageCodecInfo, EncoderParameters)

Saves this image to the specified stream, with the specified encoder and image encoder parameters.

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

public void Save(
	Stream stream,
	ImageCodecInfo encoder,
	EncoderParameters encoderParams


Type: System.IO.Stream

The Stream where the image will be saved.

Type: System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageCodecInfo

The ImageCodecInfo for this Image.

Type: System.Drawing.Imaging.EncoderParameters

An EncoderParameters that specifies parameters used by the image encoder.


stream is null.


The image was saved with the wrong image format.

Do not save an image to the same stream that was used to construct the image. Doing so might damage the stream.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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 Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0