VB.NET Tutorial – Display Internet Images In Your Application (Visual Basic .NET)

In this tutorial I’ll show you a simple method for downloading images from the internet and how to display them on your form using both the PictureBox Image property, as well as drawing the image with Windows GDI+.

Form Controls – Label, TextBox, PictureBox, Button
System.IO – MemoryStream for capturing web image data
System.Net – WebClient for downloading URL data
System.Drawing – Graphics with Windows GDI


Canal Legal says:

Hi! Good job
If we grab an GIF image, will it animate on the form? Or will it stay static?

Bashudev Poudel says:

Thanks 🙂

Antonis Po says:

Hi, i have seen most of your videos and i would like to congatulate you for the greatjod! Well done!
Can you make a video about how to get data from a datatable in a website and store them in an SQL database?

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