BitmapSource Class

Provides a source object for properties that use a bitmap.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Windows.DependencyObject
    System.Windows.Media.ImageSource
      System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource
        System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapImage
        System.Windows.Media.Imaging.WriteableBitmap

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public MustInherit Class BitmapSource _
    Inherits ImageSource
public abstract class BitmapSource : ImageSource

The BitmapSource type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone BitmapSource Initializes a new instance of the BitmapSource class.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Dispatcher Gets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone PixelHeight Gets the height of the bitmap in pixels.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone PixelWidth Gets the width of the bitmap in pixels.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone CheckAccess Determines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ClearValue Clears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone 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.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetAnimationBaseValue Returns any base value established for a Silverlight dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetValue Returns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ReadLocalValue Returns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SetSource Sets the source of the BitmapSource.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SetValue Sets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Extension Methods

  Name Description
Public Extension Method CopyTo(Texture2D) Overloaded. Copies a bitmap image to a texture. (Defined by BitmapSourceExtensions.)
Public Extension Method CopyTo(TextureCube, CubeMapFace) Overloaded. Copies a bitmap image to a cube map face. (Defined by BitmapSourceExtensions.)
Public Extension Method CopyTo(Texture2D, Int32, Nullable<Rectangle>, Int32, Int32) Overloaded. Copies a sub-region of bitmap to a sub-region of the texture. (Defined by BitmapSourceExtensions.)
Public Extension Method CopyTo(TextureCube, CubeMapFace, Int32, Nullable<Rectangle>, Int32, Int32) Overloaded. Copies a sub-region of bitmap to a sub-region of the cube map face. (Defined by BitmapSourceExtensions.)

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Fields

  Name Description
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone PixelHeightProperty Identifies the PixelHeight dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone PixelWidthProperty Identifies the PixelWidth dependency property.

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Remarks

For most scenarios, you will want to construct either a BitmapImage or a WriteableBitmap.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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.