Image enables images of multiple formats to be rendered: BMP, PNG, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-XR, TIFF, and even ICO files. It has a
Source property of type
ImageSource, but thanks to a type converter, you can set the property to a simple string in XAML, as in this example:
Source can point to an image file packaged with your app (a resource), a local file, or an image from the Web. The content is fetched and processed asynchronously, so a slow network connection doesn’t impact your app’s responsiveness. When
Source is set, it results in either an
ImageOpened event being raised on success, or an
ImageFailed event being raised on failure. In the latter case, the
Image element ...