Fast, Powerful Imaging API Library for .NET 6+
Document Solutions for Imaging (DsImaging, previously GcImaging) allows you to programmatically apply advanced image processing with zero dependencies.
- Load and save image files like BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, ICO, SVG, WebP, and PNG
- Apply advanced processing effects like dithering and thresholding on grayscale and RGB images
- Draw graphics, add advanced text with full font handling, and paragraph formatting to images
- Compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux
- Deploy locally, inhouse or to Cloud including Azure and AWS
A .NET Imaging API is a programming interface that allows developers to programmatically create and manipulate images at scale. Document Solutions for Imaging (DsImaging) is a solution allowing developers to load, process, and save images across many different formats in desktop and web-based applications.
Benefits of a C# .NET Imaging API
Fast and Efficient
Meet all the needs of a basic image processor: resize, convert, rotate, and flip images. Create, apply, and align the images in your apps that you need when you need them.
Advanced Image Effects
Convert average images into high-quality, detailed images in less time. Apply advanced image effects like dithering, thresholding effects, half-tone transparencies, resolution editing, grayscale conversion, effects on RGB images, and more.
Text and Graphics
Dynamically enhance your images with logos and text. With extensive font, layout, and graphic support, you can convert your images into branding elements and professional pages.
Full .NET Core Support
Develop for any .NET platform or major operating system like Windows, Linux, and Mac with a single code base. Use in your apps for .NET Core, .NET Framework, Mono, Xamarin.iOS, and Xamarin.Android.
Image Processing to the Cloud
Be everywhere with cloud-based deployment. With NuGet and DsImaging, you can deploy to Azure, AWS, and AWS Lambda to create services that manage and convert images on the cloud.
Compare images for software testing, image manipulation detection, or comparing shots from security frames. Perform fuzzy image comparisons and generate different images. This tool provides an effective way of comparing a variety of image types.
Render Special CJK Characters
Render specific CJK characters on images with advanced support. Special TrueType features such as hinting are used to re-use glyph parts for drawing CJK characters on images.
Apply advanced imaging effects which includes dithering, thresholding, gray scaling and various RGB effects.
Seamless HTML to Image Rendering
Effortlessly transform web content into images with DsImaging. Render URLs or HTML strings into images, free from GPL/LGPL software dependencies. Streamline your workflow by using a single browser instance to render multiple pages, all while maintaining the flexibility to modify or replace HTML page content.
Manage Profile Photos in Your Apps
Elevate your app's visual appeal with DsImaging. Convert user profile photos to eye-catching grayscale or sepia tones, apply stunning effects to images, resize and crop with precision, export to popular image formats, and even add a sleek round clip for a polished look.
Handle Images on Any Device or System
DsImaging allows users to optimize images for various devices or systems, ensuring they look great regardless of the screen's color depth. From mobile phones to legacy systems, users can generate images that will display flawlessly.
Our Top C# .NET Imaging API Features
In this tutorial, we create a real-life scenario with Document Solutions for Imaging to give you a fundamental understanding of what it can do.
Downscale Images, and Apply various interpolation algorithms and create thumbnails of any size.
Draw Text on Images
Support advanced text layout engine with full font support, text processing, layout and formatting follows Unicode standards.
Easily convert images, including photos and pictures, into popular image formats like BMP, PNG, TIFF, GIF, and JPG.
Explore Bitmap transformations, creating thumbnails, enlarging images, indexing, and round clipping.
Create Icons (ICO)
Create a multi-frame ICO from a large PNG, Read a multi-frame ICO file, and render all frames along the diagonal of the resulting image.
Learn more about how you can alter brightness and contrast, saturation, dithering, grayscale, thresholding, and more.
Draw Shapes and Round Rectangles with custom gradients, use clipping paths, add various watermarks, and more.
Compare two similar images with minor differences, PNG vs JPEG, text rendered with TrueType font hinting, and more.
Create an animated GIF from JPG images, convert true color frames of your animated GIF to an indexed 8bpp, and more.
Additional Imaging Effects
Convert full-Colored images to indexed images with a palette, or apply color matrix and transparency masks to images.
Advanced TIFF Processing
Read and write TIFF frames quickly and easily. In addition, apply TIFF compression and color spaces and support tiled, planar, and differencing storage methods.
Extract EXIF Metadata
Extract all EXIF metadata from images, including time taken, shutter speed, focal length, light value, location, flash, title, creator, date, description, and copyright.
Perform text rendering, trimming, antialiasing, and TrueType hinting. Explore our Japanese and Arabic language packs.
Create a multi-frame TIFF with different images and dithering methods, extract frames from a TIFF, and more.
Load and Save images in WebP Format. (Each sample in demo browser has a WebP format tab.
Compose images with blending modes, reduce image color depth without loss of quality, swap color channels in an image, and more.
Explore the Advanced Features of the .NET Imaging API
Your full-fledged ASP.NET Core sample browser includes all significant features, real-time image files, and use-cases. Download individual .NET Core samples that can run as a standalone. Demos include full sample code with comments to quickly bring you on board with Document Solution for Imaging. The demos now use the new Document Solutions Image Viewer. Click the button below to learn more.
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