How to add a simple transparent text watermark to the image using Watermarking SDK in Visual Basic.NET - ByteScout

How to add a simple transparent text watermark to the image using Watermarking SDK in Visual Basic.NET

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How to add transparent visual text watermark in Visual Basic application using Bytescout.Watermarking SDK for .NET

This sample demonstrates how to add simple transparent text watermark to the image file using Bytescout.Watermarking SDK for .NET with Visual Basic.NET

Input image:

sample input image

Output image:

Sample output image with transparent text watermark added

 

[vb]Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports Bytescout.Watermarking
Imports Bytescout.Watermarking.Presets

Module Module1

Sub Main()
‘ Create new watermarker
Dim waterMarker As New Watermarker()
‘ Create new preset
Dim preset As New TextFitsPage()
‘ Create new string
Dim inputFilePath As String
‘ Create new string
Dim outputFilePath As String

‘ Set input file path
inputFilePath = "my_sample_image.jpg"
‘ Set output file path
outputFilePath = "my_sample_output.jpg"

‘ Initialize library
waterMarker.InitLibrary("demo", "demo")

‘ Add image to apply watermarks to
waterMarker.AddInputFile(inputFilePath, outputFilePath)

‘ Set preset text
preset.Text = "Bytescout Watermarking"

‘ Add watermark to watermarker
waterMarker.AddWatermark(preset)

‘ Set output directory
waterMarker.OutputOptions.OutputDirectory = "."

‘ Apply watermarks
waterMarker.Execute()

‘ Open generated image file in default image viewer installed in Windows
Process.Start(outputFilePath)

End Sub

End Module
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Download source code: watermarkingsdk_visual_basic_net.zip (240 KB)

You can also use EXIF macros to watermark images with their extended information. See this sample to view tutorial

Tutorials:

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