VideoFormat.PixelFormat Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets the graphics format information for individual pixels of the video format.

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


Public ReadOnly Property PixelFormat As PixelFormatType
public PixelFormatType PixelFormat { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media..::.PixelFormatType
A PixelFormatType value that reports the format of individual pixels of the video format.


In Windows Phone, the only supported value for an actual capture is PixelFormatType..::.Format32bppArgb. Windows Phone always uses this format type for video playback regardless of any pixel format information that is reported by the video capture device.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


VideoFormat Class

System.Windows.Media Namespace