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Screen.BitsPerPixel Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

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 */
public int get_BitsPerPixel ()

public function get BitsPerPixel () : int

Property Value

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.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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