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How to resolve “UWP Getting Exception "Could not find Windows Runtime type 'Microsoft.Graphics.Canvas.CanvasDevice'" When trying to save in UWP?

Platform: Xamarin.Forms |
Control: SfImageEditor |
Published Date: January 10, 2018 |
Last Revised Date: July 5, 2018

 

When you try to save image in Image Editor, you may get “Could not find Windows Runtime type “Microsoft.Graphics.Canvas.CanvasDevice” exception, because UWP does not have support for 2D graphics rendering to save image. To resolve this exception, you should install Windows Runtime API Win2D, which is used for 2D graphics rendering for the Universal Windows Platforms.  

 

Runtime Exception

 

         C:\Users\samkumar.arivazhagan\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Word\RuntimeException.png

How to install Win2D to project?

 

Please refer the following steps to add Win2D NuGet to the UWP Project.
 

Step 1: Right click the UWP Project, and then select Manage NuGet Packages.

 

C:\Users\samkumar.arivazhagan\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Word\Manage Nuget Package.png

 

Step 2: In NuGet Manager, click browse Win2D, and then click Install.

 

C:\Users\samkumar.arivazhagan\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Word\Win2d1.png

 

Step 3: Please ensure that NuGet has been installed properly.

 

C:\Users\samkumar.arivazhagan\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Word\Check.png

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