IExtractImage2 interface

Extends the capabilities of IExtractImage.


The IExtractImage2 interface has these methods.

Method Description
IExtractImage2::GetDateStamp Requests the date the image was last modified. This method allows the Shell to determine whether cached images are out-of-date.


Implement IExtractImage2 to provide date stamps for your thumbnail images.

You do not call this interface directly. IExtractImage2 is used by the operating system only when it has confirmed that your application is aware of this interface.

IExtractImage2 implements all the IExtractImage methods as well as IUnknown. The listed method is specific to IExtractImage2.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shobjidl_core.h (include Shobjidl.h)