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Imaging Class

Provides managed to unmanaged interoperation support for creating image objects.


Namespace:  System.Windows.Interop
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public static class Imaging

The Imaging type exposes the following members.

Public methodStatic memberCreateBitmapSourceFromHBitmapReturns a managed BitmapSource, based on the provided pointer to an unmanaged bitmap and palette information.
Public methodStatic memberCreateBitmapSourceFromHIconReturns a managed BitmapSource, based on the provided pointer to an unmanaged icon image.
Public methodStatic memberCreateBitmapSourceFromMemorySectionReturns a managed BitmapSource, based on the provided unmanaged memory location.

This class provides creation mechanisms for the primary bitmap imaging class in WPF, BitmapSource. This includes methods that create a BitmapSource based on Microsoft Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) objects , and memory sections.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.