Gets or sets the image sensor type on the camera or input device. See remarks for further information.

Namespace:  FreeImageAPI.Metadata
Assembly:  FreeImageNET (in FreeImageNET.dll)


public Nullable<ushort> SensingMethod { get; set; }
Visual Basic (Declaration)
Public Property SensingMethod As Nullable(Of UShort)
Visual C++
property Nullable<unsigned short> SensingMethod {
	Nullable<unsigned short> get ();
	void set (Nullable<unsigned short> value);


The following values are defined:

1not defined
2one-chip color area sensor
3two-chip color area sensor
4three-chip color area sensor
5color sequential area sensor
7trilinear sensor
8color sequential linear sensor

Handling of null values

A null value indicates, that the corresponding metadata tag is not present in the metadata model. Setting this property's value to a non-null reference creates the metadata tag if necessary. Setting this property's value to a null reference deletes the metadata tag from the metadata model.

Version Information


Supported in: 3.12.0, 3.13.0, 3.13.1

See Also