In Visual Studio

The preferred way is by the NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio

  • You can use either the Package Manager Console:
    PM> Install-Package KGySoft.Drawing
  • Or the Package Manger GUI by the Manage NuGet Packages… context menu item of the project.

Direct Download

Alternatively, you can download the package directly from

If you prefer a .zip file containing the binaries see the releases on GitHub.

Source Code

The source is available on GitHub.

You can find both the source code and the binaries as .zip files among the releases.

Demo Applications and Debugger Visualizers

KGySoft.Drawing.Tools is another GitHub repository, which contains a couple of applications built on KGy SOFT Drawing Libraries along with debugger visualizers for several System.Drawing types including Bitmap, Metafile, Icon, Graphics and more.

If you use Visual Studio 2013 or newer the simplest way is to download the installer package from the VisualStudio Marketplace.

Otherwise, you can download the binaries for other versions from the GitHub repo.


Browse the online documentation for examples and detailed descriptions.


KGy SOFT Drawing Libraries is under the CC BY-ND 4.0 license (see a short summary here). It allows you to copy and redistribute the material 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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