File Formats: 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:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Xwd10 1, 4, 8 BPP 1, 4, 8 BPP XWindows X Window dump, version 10.
Xwd11 1, 4, 8, 16. 24, 32 BPP 1, 4, 8, 16. 24, 32 BPP XWindows X Window dump, version 11.

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

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Xwd10 XWD 132 image/x-xwindowdump XWD 10 - X Window Dump
Xwd11 XWD 133 image/x-xwindowdump XWD 11 - X Window Dump

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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