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public static function LoadImage(tex: Texture2D, data: byte[], markNonReadable: bool = false): bool;
public static bool LoadImage(Texture2D tex, byte[] data, bool markNonReadable = false);


data The byte array containing the image data to load.
markNonReadable Set to false by default, pass true to optionally mark the texture as non-readable.
tex The texture to load the image into.


bool Returns true if the data can be loaded, false otherwise.


Loads PNG/JPG image byte array into a texture.

This function replaces texture contents with new image data. After LoadImage, texture size and format might change. JPG files are loaded into RGB24 format, PNG files are loaded into RGBA32 format. If texture format before calling LoadImage is DXT1 or DXT5, then the loaded image will be DXT-compressed (into DXT1 for JPG images and DXT5 for PNG images). If the platform is not able to perform runtime compression then false will be returned.

Texture will be uploaded to the GPU automatically; there's no need to call Apply.

no example available in JavaScript
using UnityEngine;

public class ExampleClass : MonoBehaviour { // Load a .jpg or .png file by adding .bytes extensions to the file // and dragging it on the imageAsset variable. public TextAsset imageAsset; public void Start() { // Create a texture. Texture size does not matter, since // LoadImage will replace with with incoming image size. Texture2D tex = new Texture2D(2, 2); tex.LoadImage(imageAsset.bytes); GetComponent<Renderer>().material.mainTexture = tex; } }

See Also: EncodeToPNG, EncodeToJPG, LoadRawTextureData functions.

no example available in JavaScript
using UnityEngine;

public class ExampleScript : MonoBehaviour { public void Start() { // Create a texture. Texture size does not matter, since // LoadImage will replace with with incoming image size. var tex = new Texture2D(2, 2); // A small 64x64 Unity logo encoded into a PNG. var pngBytes = new byte[] { 0x89, 0x50, 0x4E, 0x47, 0x0D, 0x0A, 0x1A, 0x0A, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x0D, 0x49, 0x48, 0x44, 0x52, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x40, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x40, 0x08, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x8F, 0x02, 0x2E, 0x02, 0x00, 0x00, 0x01, 0x57, 0x49, 0x44, 0x41, 0x54, 0x78, 0x01, 0xA5, 0x57, 0xD1, 0xAD, 0xC4, 0x30, 0x08, 0x83, 0x81, 0x32, 0x4A, 0x66, 0xC9, 0x36, 0x99, 0x85, 0x45, 0xBC, 0x4E, 0x74, 0xBD, 0x8F, 0x9E, 0x5B, 0xD4, 0xE8, 0xF1, 0x6A, 0x7F, 0xDD, 0x29, 0xB2, 0x55, 0x0C, 0x24, 0x60, 0xEB, 0x0D, 0x30, 0xE7, 0xF9, 0xF3, 0x85, 0x40, 0x74, 0x3F, 0xF0, 0x52, 0x00, 0xC3, 0x0F, 0xBC, 0x14, 0xC0, 0xF4, 0x0B, 0xF0, 0x3F, 0x01, 0x44, 0xF3, 0x3B, 0x3A, 0x05, 0x8A, 0x41, 0x67, 0x14, 0x05, 0x18, 0x74, 0x06, 0x4A, 0x02, 0xBE, 0x47, 0x54, 0x04, 0x86, 0xEF, 0xD1, 0x0A, 0x02, 0xF0, 0x84, 0xD9, 0x9D, 0x28, 0x08, 0xDC, 0x9C, 0x1F, 0x48, 0x21, 0xE1, 0x4F, 0x01, 0xDC, 0xC9, 0x07, 0xC2, 0x2F, 0x98, 0x49, 0x60, 0xE7, 0x60, 0xC7, 0xCE, 0xD3, 0x9D, 0x00, 0x22, 0x02, 0x07, 0xFA, 0x41, 0x8E, 0x27, 0x4F, 0x31, 0x37, 0x02, 0xF9, 0xC3, 0xF1, 0x7C, 0xD2, 0x16, 0x2E, 0xE7, 0xB6, 0xE5, 0xB7, 0x9D, 0xA7, 0xBF, 0x50, 0x06, 0x05, 0x4A, 0x7C, 0xD0, 0x3B, 0x4A, 0x2D, 0x2B, 0xF3, 0x97, 0x93, 0x35, 0x77, 0x02, 0xB8, 0x3A, 0x9C, 0x30, 0x2F, 0x81, 0x83, 0xD5, 0x6C, 0x55, 0xFE, 0xBA, 0x7D, 0x19, 0x5B, 0xDA, 0xAA, 0xFC, 0xCE, 0x0F, 0xE0, 0xBF, 0x53, 0xA0, 0xC0, 0x07, 0x8D, 0xFF, 0x82, 0x89, 0xB4, 0x1A, 0x7F, 0xE5, 0xA3, 0x5F, 0x46, 0xAC, 0xC6, 0x0F, 0xBA, 0x96, 0x1C, 0xB1, 0x12, 0x7F, 0xE5, 0x33, 0x26, 0xD2, 0x4A, 0xFC, 0x41, 0x07, 0xB3, 0x09, 0x56, 0xE1, 0xE3, 0xA1, 0xB8, 0xCE, 0x3C, 0x5A, 0x81, 0xBF, 0xDA, 0x43, 0x73, 0x75, 0xA6, 0x71, 0xDB, 0x7F, 0x0F, 0x29, 0x24, 0x82, 0x95, 0x08, 0xAF, 0x21, 0xC9, 0x9E, 0xBD, 0x50, 0xE6, 0x47, 0x12, 0x38, 0xEF, 0x03, 0x78, 0x11, 0x2B, 0x61, 0xB4, 0xA5, 0x0B, 0xE8, 0x21, 0xE8, 0x26, 0xEA, 0x69, 0xAC, 0x17, 0x12, 0x0F, 0x73, 0x21, 0x29, 0xA5, 0x2C, 0x37, 0x93, 0xDE, 0xCE, 0xFA, 0x85, 0xA2, 0x5F, 0x69, 0xFA, 0xA5, 0xAA, 0x5F, 0xEB, 0xFA, 0xC3, 0xA2, 0x3F, 0x6D, 0xFA, 0xE3, 0xAA, 0x3F, 0xEF, 0xFA, 0x80, 0xA1, 0x8F, 0x38, 0x04, 0xE2, 0x8B, 0xD7, 0x43, 0x96, 0x3E, 0xE6, 0xE9, 0x83, 0x26, 0xE1, 0xC2, 0xA8, 0x2B, 0x0C, 0xDB, 0xC2, 0xB8, 0x2F, 0x2C, 0x1C, 0xC2, 0xCA, 0x23, 0x2D, 0x5D, 0xFA, 0xDA, 0xA7, 0x2F, 0x9E, 0xFA, 0xEA, 0xAB, 0x2F, 0xDF, 0xF2, 0xFA, 0xFF, 0x01, 0x1A, 0x18, 0x53, 0x83, 0xC1, 0x4E, 0x14, 0x1B, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0x49, 0x45, 0x4E, 0x44, 0xAE, 0x42, 0x60, 0x82, }; // Load data into the texture. tex.LoadImage(pngBytes); // Assign texture to renderer's material. GetComponent<Renderer>().material.mainTexture = tex; } }

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