How to get thumbnail of Video Storage File in Windows phone app

StorageFile class provides us with the method called GetThumbnailAsync with the help of which we can retrieve the thumbnail of a storage file in Windows phone app.   Important Note: This method works only on the Storage Files that are stored in public directory of the phone. It doesn’t work on the files that are […]

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How to copy one StorageFile into another StorageFile in Windows phone app using C#

StorageFile class provides a method called CopyAsync to copy the contents of one file into another. The code for the above is as following     Note: In the given code above we replace the contents of filetoReplace by filetoCopy.   If you want to copy the file to a given StorageFolder you can use the […]

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Convert Storage File to Byte Array in Universal Windows apps

This async function converts a storage file to a byte array. public static async Task<byte[]> GetBytesAsync(StorageFile file) { byte[] fileBytes = null; if (file == null) return null; using (var stream = await file.OpenReadAsync()) { fileBytes = new byte[stream.Size]; using (var reader = new DataReader(stream)) { await reader.LoadAsync((uint)stream.Size); reader.ReadBytes(fileBytes); } } return fileBytes; } It […]

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