Bitmap.Bitmap(Stream, Boolean) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Bitmap class from the specified data stream.

Namespace: System.Drawing
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public Bitmap (
	Stream stream,
	bool useIcm
public Bitmap (
	Stream stream, 
	boolean useIcm
public function Bitmap (
	stream : Stream, 
	useIcm : boolean
Not applicable.



The data stream used to load the image.


true to use color correction for this Bitmap; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


stream does not contain image data or is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


stream contains a PNG image file with a single dimension greater than 65,535 pixels.

You must keep the stream open for the lifetime of the Bitmap.

Due to a limitation of the GDI+ decoder, an System.ArgumentException is thrown if you construct a bitmap from a .png image file with a single dimension greater than 65,535 pixels.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0