Emgu CV Library Documentation
cvLoadImage Method (filename, load_type)
NamespacesEmgu.CVCvInvokecvLoadImage(String, LOAD_IMAGE_TYPE)

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Loads an image from the specified file and returns the pointer to the loaded image. Currently the following file formats are supported: Windows bitmaps - BMP, DIB; JPEG files - JPEG, JPG, JPE; Portable Network Graphics - PNG; Portable image format - PBM, PGM, PPM; Sun rasters - SR, RAS; TIFF files - TIFF, TIF; OpenEXR HDR images - EXR; JPEG 2000 images - jp2.
Declaration Syntax
C#Visual BasicVisual C++
public static IntPtr cvLoadImage(
	string filename,
	LOAD_IMAGE_TYPE load_type
)
Public Shared Function cvLoadImage ( _
	filename As String, _
	load_type As LOAD_IMAGE_TYPE _
) As IntPtr
public:
static IntPtr cvLoadImage(
	String^ filename, 
	LOAD_IMAGE_TYPE load_type
)
Parameters
filename (String)
The name of the file to be loaded
load_type (LOAD_IMAGE_TYPE)

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Return Value
The loaded image

Assembly: Emgu.CV (Module: Emgu.CV) Version: 1.3.0.0 (1.3.0.0)