How to Build a Simple Image Viewer with .NET WinForms and C# in Visual Studio

Hi friends! In this post, which is actually a 30-min video guide, we will see together, step-by-step, how you can easily build a simple image viewer with .NET WinForms and C# in Visual Studio.

Our Simple Image Viewer App’s Functionality

The functionality of the simple image viewer app we will be developing in Visual Studio, using WinForms and C#, will be:

  • Open and display image files (*.gif, *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.bmp, *.wmf, *.png)
  • Auto-Size to fit window
  • Zoom-in
  • Zoom-out
  • Print


.NET Components to be Used

The .NET components used for developing our image viewer app in C#:

  • Panel
  • PictureBox
  • OpenFileDialog
  • LinkLabels
  • PrintDialog and PrintDocument


Watch the Live Guide of Building the Image Viewer in Visual Studio!

Via the below video, you will see, step by step, how you can implement a simple image viewer app in Visual Studio, using WinForms and C#:


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