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ImageCodecFlags Enumeration

Provides attributes of an image encoder/decoder (codec).

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

public enum ImageCodecFlags

Member nameDescription
EncoderThe codec supports encoding (saving).
DecoderThe codec supports decoding (reading).
SupportBitmapThe codec supports raster images (bitmaps).
SupportVectorThe codec supports vector images (metafiles).
SeekableEncodeThe encoder requires a seekable output stream.
BlockingDecodeThe decoder has blocking behavior during the decoding process.
BuiltinThe codec is built into GDI+.
SystemNot used.
UserNot used.

The ImageCodecFlags class is used by the Flags property of the ImageCodecInfo class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.