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GetExtensionMimeType Method

Summary

Gets the MIME type associated with the specified file format extension.

Syntax
C#
VB
C++
public static string GetExtensionMimeType( 
   string extension 
) 
Public Shared Function GetExtensionMimeType( _ 
   ByVal extension As String _ 
) As String 
public: 
static String^ GetExtensionMimeType(  
   String^ extension 
)  

Parameters

extension
The file format extension requested. This value can be with or without the leading ".".

Return Value

A string containing the MIME type associated with the specified file format extension.

Remarks

This method will return the MIME type used with the common file extension extension. For example, ".jpg" or ".jpeg" commonly associated with JPEG raster image files will return the standard "image/jpeg" MIME type, ".pdf" commonly associated with Adobe PDF files will return the standard "application/pdf" MIME type and so forth.

If the extension value is not associated with a known MIME type or is not one of the formats supported by LEADTOOLS, then the general "application/octet-stream" is returned.

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