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How to render images within the application in carousel in different platforms

Platform: Xamarin.Forms |
Control: SfCarousel |
Published Date: March 2, 2017 |
Last Revised Date: March 2, 2017

In Carousel, images take a major role. In Carousel needs to be able to share images across all platforms. These carousel’s images need to be configured based on the platform basis. Source of carousel’s images from any one of the following types

  1. Loading from file - Requires while filepath that can be resolved on each platform. (For Example: “/storage/emulated/0/Pictures/download1.JPG”)



  1. Loading from URL images – Requires Url link (For Example: https://www.xamarin.com/content/images/pages/branding/assets/xamagon.png )



  1. Loading local images – Requires a resource identifier to an image file



While accessing the images from local resource folder, need to ensure that their build action as per the platforms.



Build Action


Embedded Resource

Android (Resource folder)

Android Resource

iOS (Resource folder)

Bundle Resource

UWP (Assets folder)




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