Version: 2022.3
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class in UnityEngine.Networking


Inherits from:Networking.DownloadHandler


Implemented in:UnityEngine.UnityWebRequestTextureModule

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A DownloadHandler subclass specialized for downloading images for use as Texture objects.

DownloadHandlerTexture stores received data in a pre-allocated Unity Texture object. It is optimized for downloading images from Web servers, and performs image decompression and decoding on a worker thread.

For use cases where you wish to download an image via HTTP and use it as a Texture within Unity, usage of this class is strongly recommended.


textureReturns the downloaded Texture, or null. (Read Only)


DownloadHandlerTextureDefault constructor.

Static Methods

GetContentReturns the downloaded Texture, or null.

Inherited Members


dataReturns the raw bytes downloaded from the remote server, or null. (Read Only)
errorError message describing a failure that occurred inside the download handler.
isDoneReturns true if this DownloadHandler has been informed by its parent UnityWebRequest that all data has been received, and this DownloadHandler has completed any necessary post-download processing. (Read Only)
nativeDataProvides direct access to downloaded data.
textConvenience property. Returns the bytes from data interpreted as a UTF8 string. (Read Only)

Public Methods

DisposeSignals that this DownloadHandler is no longer being used, and should clean up any resources it is using.

Protected Methods

CompleteContentCallback, invoked when all data has been received from the remote server.
GetDataCallback, invoked when the data property is accessed.
GetNativeDataProvides allocation-free access to the downloaded data as a NativeArray.
GetProgressCallback, invoked when UnityWebRequest.downloadProgress is accessed.
GetTextCallback, invoked when the text property is accessed.
ReceiveContentLengthHeaderCallback, invoked with a Content-Length header is received.
ReceiveDataCallback, invoked as data is received from the remote server.