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async private void BitmapTransformTest()
// hard coded image location
string filePath = "C:\\Users\\Public\\Pictures\\Sample Pictures\\fantasy-dragons-wallpaper.jpg";
StorageFile file = await StorageFile.GetFileFromPathAsync(filePath);
if (file == null)
// create a stream from the file and decode the image
var fileStream = await file.OpenAsync(Windows.Storage.FileAccessMode.Read);
BitmapDecoder decoder = await BitmapDecoder.CreateAsync(fileStream);
// create a new stream and encoder for the new image
InMemoryRandomAccessStream ras = new InMemoryRandomAccessStream();
BitmapEncoder enc = await BitmapEncoder.CreateForTranscodingAsync(ras, decoder);
// convert the entire bitmap to a 100px by 100px bitmap
enc.BitmapTransform.ScaledHeight = 100;
enc.BitmapTransform.ScaledWidth = 100;
BitmapBounds bounds = new BitmapBounds();
bounds.Height = 50;
bounds.Width = 50;
bounds.X = 50;
bounds.Y = 50;
enc.BitmapTransform.Bounds = bounds;
// write out to the stream
catch (Exception ex)
string s = ex.ToString();
// render the stream to the screen
BitmapImage bImg = new BitmapImage();
img.Source = bImg; // image element in xaml
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