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Windows.Storage.FileProperties namespace

Provides access to the properties of a file.


The Windows.Storage.FileProperties namespace has these types of members:


BasicProperties Provides access to the basic properties, like the size of the item or the date the item was last modified, of the item (like a file or folder).
DocumentProperties Provides access to the document-related properties of an item (like a file or folder).
GeotagHelper Provides methods for setting and retrieving geographic metadata for a file.
ImageProperties Provides access to the image-related properties of an item (like a file or folder).
MusicProperties Provides access to the music-related properties of an item (like a file or folder).
StorageItemContentProperties Provides access to the content-related properties of an item (like a file or folder).
StorageItemThumbnail Represents the thumbnail image associated with a system resource (like a file or folder).
VideoProperties Provides access to the video-related properties of an item (like a file or folder).



The Windows.Storage.FileProperties namespace has these enumerations.

PhotoOrientation Indicates the Exchangeable Image File (EXIF) orientation flag of the photo. This flag describes how to rotate the photo to display it correctly.
PropertyPrefetchOptions Indicates a system-defined group of file properties.
ThumbnailMode Describes the purpose of the thumbnail to determine how to adjust the thumbnail image to retrieve.
ThumbnailOptions Describes the behavior used to retrieve and adjust thumbnails, including the size and quality of the image and how quickly the thumbnail image is retrieved.
ThumbnailType Indicates whether the thumbnail is an icon or an image.
VideoOrientation Indicates how to rotate the video to display it correctly.



The Windows.Storage.FileProperties namespace defines these interfaces.

IStorageItemExtraProperties Saves and retrieves the properties of a storage item.


See also

File and folder thumbnail sample (Windows 10)
File access sample (Windows 10)