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Compress WMFs via C#

Build your own .NET apps to compress WMF files using server-side APIs.

How to Compress WMF Files Using C#

In order to compress WMF files, we’ll use Aspose.Imaging for .NET API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use image manipulation and conversion API for C# platform. Open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Imaging and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

Package Manager Console Command


PM> Install-Package Aspose.Imaging

Steps to Compress WMFs via C#

You need the aspose.imaging.dll to try the following workflow in your own environment.

  • Load WMF files with Image.Load method
  • Compress images;
  • Save compressed image to disc in the supported by Aspose.Imaging format

System Requirements

Aspose.Imaging for .NET is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, Windows Application, ASP.NET Web Application.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.Imaging for .NET referenced in your project.
 

Compress WMF images - .NET

 
  • About Aspose.Imaging for .NET API

    Aspose.Imaging API is an image processing solution to create, modify, draw or convert images (photos) within applications. It offers: cross-platform Image processing, including but not limited to conversions between various image formats (including uniform multi-page or multi-frame image processing), modifications such as drawing, working with graphic primitives, transformations (resize, crop, flip&rotate, binarization, grayscale, adjust), advanced image manipulation features (filtering, dithering, masking, deskewing), and memory optimization strategies. It’s a standalone library and does not depend on any software for image operations. One can easily add high-performance image conversion features with native APIs within projects. These are 100% private on-premise APIs and images are processed at your servers.

    Compress WMFs via Online App

    Compress WMF documents by visiting our Live Demos website . The live demo has the following benefits

      No need to download or setup anything
      No need to write any code
      Just upload your WMF files and hit "Compress now" button
      Instantly get the download link for the resultant file

    WMF What is WMF File Format

    Files with WMF extension represent Microsoft Windows Metafile (WMF) for storing vector as well as bitmap-format images data. To be more accurate, WMF belongs to the vector file format category of Graphics file formats that is device independent. Windows Graphical Device Interface (GDI) uses the functions stored in a WMF file to display an image on the screen. A more enhanced version of WMF, known as Enhanced Meta Files (EMF), was published later that makes the format more feature rich. Practically, WMF are similar to SVG.

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    Other Supported Compress Formats

    Using C#, one can easily compress different formats including.

    APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics)
    BMP (Bitmap Picture)
    ICO (Windows icon)
    JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    DIB (Device Independent Bitmap)
    DICOM (Digital Imaging & Communications)
    DJVU (Graphics Format)
    DNG (Digital Camera Image)
    EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
    EMZ (Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)
    GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
    JP2 (JPEG 2000)
    J2K (Wavelet Compressed Image)
    PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
    TIFF (Tagged Image Format)
    TIF (Tagged Image Format)
    WEBP (Raster Web Image)
    WMZ (Compressed Windows Media Player Skin)
    TGA (Targa Graphic)
    SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
    EPS (Encapsulated PostScript Language)
    CDR (Vector Drawing Image)
    CMX (Corel Exchange Image)
    OTG (OpenDocument Standard)
    ODG (Apache OpenOffice Draw Format)