IronSoftware.System.Drawing 2023.10.1

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dotnet add package IronSoftware.System.Drawing --version 2023.10.1
NuGet\Install-Package IronSoftware.System.Drawing -Version 2023.10.1
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<PackageReference Include="IronSoftware.System.Drawing" Version="2023.10.1" />
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paket add IronSoftware.System.Drawing --version 2023.10.1
#r "nuget: IronSoftware.System.Drawing, 2023.10.1"
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#addin nuget:?package=IronSoftware.System.Drawing&version=2023.10.1

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IronSoftware.Drawing - Image, Color, Rectangle, and Font class for .NET Applications

IronSoftware.Drawing is an free and open-source library originally developed by Iron Software that replaces System.Drawing.Common in .NET projects.

If you would like to contribute to this open-source project, please visit the public GitHub and open a branch here.

Cross platform support compatibility with:

  • .NET 7, .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core, Standard, and Framework
  • Windows, macOS, Linux, Docker, Azure, and AWS

IronSoftware.Drawing Features:

  • AnyBitmap: A universally compatible Bitmap class. Implicit casting between IronSoftware.Drawing.AnyBitmap and the following supported:
    • System.Drawing.Bitmap
    • System.Drawing.Image
    • SkiaSharp.SKBitmap
    • SkiaSharp.SKImage
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp
    • Microsoft.Maui.Graphics.Platform.PlatformImage
  • Color: A universally compatible Color class. Implicit casting between IronSoftware.Drawing.Color and the following supported:
    • System.Drawing.Color
    • SkiaSharp.SKColor
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp.Color
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp.PixelFormats
  • CropRectangle: A universally compatible Rectangle class. Implicit casting between IronSoftware.Drawing.CropRectangle and the following supported:
    • System.Drawing.Rectangle
    • SkiaSharp.SKRect
    • SkiaSharp.SKRectI
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp.Rectangle
  • Font: A universally compatible Font class. Implicit casting between IronSoftware.Drawing.Font and the following supported:
    • System.Drawing.Font
    • SkiaSharp.SKFont
    • SixLabors.Fonts.Font
    • IronPdf.Font.FontTypes
  • Point and PointF: Universally compatible Point classes. Implicit casting between IronSoftware.Drawing.Point and IronSoftware.Drawing.PointF and the following supported:
    • System.Drawing.Point
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp.Point
    • SixLabors.ImageSharp.PointF
    • Microsoft.Maui.Graphics.Point
    • Microsoft.Maui.Graphics.PointF
    • SkiaSharp.SKPoint
    • SkiaSharp.SKPointI

Code Samples

A full list of code examples can be found on our Get Started on GitHub.

Support Available

To report an issue with IronSoftware.System.Drawing please raise them on the GitHub Issues Page.

For more information about Iron Software please visit our website:

For general support and technical inquiries, please email us at:

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.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 was computed. 
.NET Framework net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed. 
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MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Tizen tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed. 
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2023.10.1 1,946 9/26/2023
2023.9.2 23,137 8/23/2023
2023.7.1 152,108 6/21/2023
2023.6.1 36,851 5/18/2023
2023.4.4 42,399 4/18/2023
2023.4.2-prerelease 1,643 3/28/2023
2023.3.3 372,436 3/28/2023
2023.3.1 38,370 3/1/2023
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- Adds MonoAndroid Target Framework
- Updates version of Microsoft.Maui.Graphics dependency
- Updates version of SkiaSharp dependency