VS Image Visualizer

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  1. Features
  2. System requirements
  3. Installation
  4. Download
  5. Source Code
  6. Support and feedback
  7. Donation

VSImageVisualizer is a free open-source debug visualizer for Visual Studio 2008/2010. It allows the developer to view the graphical content of a System.Drawing.Image (or any object derived from it) while in Debug mode.

1. Features

  • Display the graphical image in Debug mode.
  • Zoom/pan the image.
  • Get color information while hovering the mouse cursor on image.

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2. System requirements

  • Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2010

3. Installation

  1. Download the setup file.
  2. Run the file
  3. That’s it.

4. Download

5. Source Code

The source code is available for free under the Non-Profit Open Software License version 3.0.

6. Support and feedback

If you have any problems and/or suggestions for VSImageVisualizer please feel free to …

  • … add a comment on this page
  • … send an e-mail at: contact [monkey tail] victorhurdugaci {dot} com

7. Donation

Like this tool and want to support it?

Donations removed due to legal reasons. However, VSImageVisualizer is still free :) Enjoy it!

  • Rainer

    How can I do this in VS2012?

  • Darren

    This doesn’t seem to work with managed C++. In C# it works just fine. But in C++ the hourglass is not present for images. Perhaps this could be because an Image handle, (Image^), in C++ is not properly equated with an Image reference, (Image), in C#. I still love this software, but C++ users should be aware of the limitation. An inflexible work around is to pass suspect images into a C# assembly and inspect them there.

  • http://soldiez.com Sergiy

    Thank you so much. It’s very useful.
    Works under VS2010

  • Michael Taylor

    Followup feedback – create a VS2010 version. The existing version crashes under VS2010.

  • Michael Taylor

    My feedback would be to do away with the setup program. I absolutely hate downloads that are simple xcopy of binaries. It clutters the Start Menu, the registry and ARP. Ideally just generate a .vsi to install the visualizer. Otherwise provide just the compressed binary.

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  • http://timoteidolean.wordpress.com Timotei Dolean

    WOW! That’s just too cool. I never thought someone can debug an image like that ;).

    Very usefull.

  • http://serviciipeweb.ro/iafblog/ Ignat Andrei

    BRAVO!

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