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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
You cannot directly create an instance of this class in XAML.

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.


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0