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MetafileType Enumeration

Specifies types of metafiles. The MetafileHeader.Type property returns a member of this enumeration.

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

public enum MetafileType

Member nameDescription
EmfSpecifies an Enhanced Metafile (EMF) file. Such a file contains only GDI records.
EmfPlusDualSpecifies an EMF+ Dual file. Such a file contains GDI+ records along with alternative GDI records and can be displayed by using either GDI or GDI+. Displaying the records using GDI may cause some quality degradation.
EmfPlusOnlySpecifies an EMF+ file. Such a file contains only GDI+ records and must be displayed by using GDI+. Displaying the records using GDI may cause unpredictable results.
InvalidSpecifies a metafile format that is not recognized in GDI+.
WmfSpecifies a WMF (Windows Metafile) file. Such a file contains only GDI records.
WmfPlaceableSpecifies a WMF (Windows Metafile) file that has a placeable metafile header in front of it.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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