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Manage Images in .NET

Provided by: Dan Haught, FMS Executive Vice President

This sample illustrates some key concepts when working with images in the GDI+ environment in .NET. The sample shows how to convert an image to grayscale, employ JPEG compression, and save images to a variety of file formats.

The sample is comprised of a Windows Form that includes both the logic and the user-interface.

Functionality includes:

  • Preview of the image

  • Supports saving to JPEG or BMP formats

  • Includes ability to compress JPEG files

  • Supports saving as color or grayscale

How to Use the Sample:

This sample is encapsulated in a Windows Form named frmExportPicture. To use it, simply include the form in your project and open the form either as a normal form or as a dialog. In the form's constructor, pass the bitmap object that you want to export. For example:  

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