File Formats: Microsoft Windows Clipboard (CLP)

CLP stands for Microsoft Windows Clipboard. This file format is used to store the contents of the clipboard to disk. The clipboard is an area of memory shared by the Windows operating system, and it is a simple mechanism for exchanging data between applications.

The file constants associated with this file format are:


Read Support

Write Support



1, 4, 8, 24 BPP

1, 4, 8, 24 BPP

Microsoft Windows Clipboard Uncompressed.


4, 8 BPP


Microsoft Windows Clipboard RLE Compressed.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Clp.Dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application .

Related Formats: ANI - Windows Animated Cursor, CUR - Windows Cursors, ICO - Windows Icons.

Platforms: .NET 2/3, .NET 4

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