This ActiveX / OCX control displays, resizes, edits and joins images. csXImage supports PCX, GIF, BMP, PSD, PNG, JPG, TIFF and WBMP files and can convert between them. Images can be exported to PDF. You can create thumbnails and change JPG compression quality to reduce the size required for storage. Multi page TIFF images are supported.
Add text labels, draw lines and shapes with optional colour fills or antialiasing. Crop, Rotate, Flip and FloodFill commands available. Images can be joined by pasting one on top of another with optional full or partial transparency of the foreground image. Adjust brightness, contrast, sharpness and colour depth.
Adjustments can be made to the whole image or just a selected area. Import and export data from file, binary stream from a database, from a remote server, a scanner or the clipboard. Images can be uploaded to a web server as an HTTP post. Read and edit jpeg meta data (IPTC text).
Extract and edit EXIF attributes. Includes events for the mouse and methods for printing and a zoom function. A signed CAB file is available when used as a client side control. The free trial includes a sample VB application.
Here are some key features of "csXImage":
- Add image functionality to your own applications
- Support for BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, PSD, PCX, TIFF and WBMP image formats. Can export to PDF
- Import images from disk, binary data, clipboard, scanner or remote URL
- Image manipulation functions include resize, scale, crop, rotate and flip
- Image enhancement functions include brightness, contrast, sharpen, blur and greyscale
- Create compound images and watermarks by merging images
- Place text onto the image using any installed font with optional antialiasing. Support for Unicode characters
- Perform simple image editing drawing lines and shapes with optional colour fills
- Read and edit IPTC text (meta data) in JPEG and TIFF images
- Read and edit Exif attributes from JPEG and TIFF files
- Images can be exported to a remote server as an HTTP upload
- Zoom and print functions and mouse events included
- Royalty free distribution of the OCX file