ASP.NET WebAPI – Return image from Api to View


if you want to return an Image (i.e. Byte[]) from Api Controller to Browser (view), use following method. 

public HttpResponseMessage Get(string imageName, int width, int height)
    {
        Image img = GetImage(imageName, width, height);
        MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream();
        img.Save(ms, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Png);
        HttpResponseMessage result = new HttpResponseMessage(HttpStatusCode.OK);
        result.Content = new ByteArrayContent(ms.ToArray());
        result.Content.Headers.ContentType = new MediaTypeHeaderValue("image/png");
        return result;
    }
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