Defines methods that are used to control the conversion of messages into objects and objects into messages for client applications.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
Implement theinterface to create a custom client formatter that serializes objects into messages and deserializes messages into objects for a particular operation.
Attach custom Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) client formatters to the Formatter property to handle this conversion explicitly.
Available since 8
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0