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BitmapDecoder.Thumbnail Property

Gets a BitmapSource that represents the thumbnail of the bitmap, if one is defined.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public virtual BitmapSource Thumbnail { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource
A BitmapSource that represents a thumbnail of the bitmap. If no thumbnail is defined, this property returns null. This property has no default value.

None of the native formats support global thumbnails. Joint Photographics Experts Group (JPEG), Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), and Microsoft Windows Media Photo support frame-level thumbnails that can be accessed using the Thumbnail property.

The BitmapSource returned by this property is frozen.

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
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