VideoFormat Class

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

Provides specific technical information about a video format that is used by a video capture device.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


Public Class VideoFormat
public class VideoFormat

The VideoFormat type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
VideoFormat Initializes a new instance of the VideoFormat class.



  Name Description
FramesPerSecond Gets the number of frames per second for the represented video format.
PixelFormat Gets the graphics format information for individual pixels of the video format.
PixelHeight Gets the height of the camera-framing area for the represented video format.
PixelWidth Gets the width of the camera-framing area for the represented video format.
Stride Gets the array stride that is used in the video format.



  Name Description
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



VideoFormat reports the specifics of a video capture device, which are based on the host client system. It reports the information in a platform-neutral way.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


System.Windows.Media Namespace