X Window Dump (XWD)

XWD stands for X Window dump. This file format is used to store and restore screen window images. Two versions of this file exist, the X10 window dump and the X11 window dump. These versions differ slightly in the format of the data (i.e. headers and bits per pixel).

The version X10 XWD file cannot have more than 8 BPP image data.

The file constants associated with this file format are:


Read Support

Write Support



1, 4, 8 BPP

1, 4, 8 BPP

[132] XWindows X Window dump, version 10.


1, 4, 8, 16. 24, 32 BPP

1, 4, 8, 16. 24, 32 BPP

[133] XWindows X Window dump, version 11.

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


Win32, x64.

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