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Screen.BitsPerPixel Property

Gets the number of bits of memory, associated with one pixel of data.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public int BitsPerPixel { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of bits of memory, associated with one pixel of data

Typically, the number of bits per pixel for a screen is useful when working with bitmaps. For more information about bitmaps, see Types of Bitmaps.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.
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