Core Libraries

KGy SOFT Core Libraries features high-performance and handy general libraries.
Many of them aim to replace existing APIs of the original .NET framework with more efficient versions.

Among others:


KGy SOFT Drawing Libraries provides advanced features for System.Drawing types.

Among others:

  • Several built-in icons as well as simple access to Windows associated and stock icons.
  • Extracting bitmaps from multi-frame bitmaps and icons.
  • Creating combined icons and multi-resolution bitmaps.
  • Saving metafiles in EMF/WMF formats.
  • Advanced support for saving Icon, GIF and TIFF formats.
  • Converting between various pixel formats preserving transparency if possible.
  • Useful extensions for the Icon, Bitmap, Image, Metafile and Graphics types.


KGy SOFT Libraries are under the CC BY-ND 4.0 license (see a short summary here). It allows you to copy and redistribute these materials in any medium or format for any purpose, even commercially. The only thing is not allowed is to distribute a modified material as yours.

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