BitmapDecoder.CodecInfo Property

Gets information that describes this codec.

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

public virtual BitmapCodecInfo CodecInfo { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapCodecInfo
An instance of BitmapCodecInfo. This property has no default value.

A BitmapCodecInfo implementation is required for every codec.

The following code example shows how to read information from a BitmapCodecInfo object and send it to a string.

FileStream stream = new FileStream("empty.tif", FileMode.Create);
TiffBitmapEncoder encoder = new TiffBitmapEncoder();
TextBlock myTextBlock = new TextBlock();
myTextBlock.Text = "Codec Author is: " + encoder.CodecInfo.Author.ToString();
encoder.Frames.Add(BitmapFrame.Create(image));
MessageBox.Show(myPalette.Colors.Count.ToString());
encoder.Save(stream);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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