LibHeifSharp 2.3.1

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dotnet add package LibHeifSharp --version 2.3.1
NuGet\Install-Package LibHeifSharp -Version 2.3.1
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="LibHeifSharp" Version="2.3.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add LibHeifSharp --version 2.3.1
#r "nuget: LibHeifSharp, 2.3.1"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install LibHeifSharp as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=LibHeifSharp&version=2.3.1

// Install LibHeifSharp as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=LibHeifSharp&version=2.3.1

libheif-sharp provides .NET bindings for libheif.
It is built against .NET Standard 1.3, and should work on any supported .NET platform that has a libheif shared library.


  • Supports decoding
    • Top-level images
    • Thumbnails
    • Depth images
    • Vendor-specific auxiliary images
  • Supports encoding
    • Top-level images
    • Thumbnails
  • Supports reading and writing meta-data

Project Repository


The library documentation is hosted on GitHub Pages:

Sample Applications

The libheif-sharp-samples repository contains decoder and encoder samples that demonstrate the use of the library.


The libheif shared library must be named libheif in order for it to be found by P/Invoke.

The minimum supported libheif version is 1.9.0.


This project is licensed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
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  • .NETFramework 4.6

    • No dependencies.
  • .NETStandard 1.3

  • .NETStandard 2.0

    • No dependencies.

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Version Downloads Last updated
3.2.0 13,604 11/20/2023
3.1.0 6,354 5/16/2023
3.0.0 20,382 2/28/2023
2.4.0 15,175 9/10/2022
2.3.1 806 9/9/2022
2.3.0 776 9/4/2022
2.2.0 5,035 2/23/2022
2.1.0 40,634 5/20/2021
2.0.2 927 12/30/2020
2.0.1 835 11/25/2020
2.0.0 876 11/11/2020
1.0.0 963 10/21/2020

v2.3.1 - 2022-09-03

- Fixed

- A potential correctness issue in the I/O code.