BitmapEncoder.Metadata Property


Gets or sets the metadata that will be associated with this bitmap during encoding.

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

public virtual BitmapMetadata Metadata { get; set; }

Exception Condition

The encoder does not support global metadata.


The metadata value that is passed to the encoder is null.


An attempt is made to write metadata in an incompatible format.

Bitmap images support and store metadata differently. For more information about the metadata types that are supported for each bitmap, see the BitmapMetadata class.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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