• Operating mode
  • Required application feature
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Retrieves a photo, an image or a video stored in the photo album of the mobile device.
// Select the image
// recommended syntax on iOS and Android
// Caution: On Android 10 and higher, applications must not run in the background.
bRes is boolean
bRes = AlbumPicker(AlbumPicker_Callback)
INTERNAL PROCEDURE AlbumPicker_Callback(sImagePath = "")
IMG_MyImage = sImagePath
Universal Windows 10 App
// Select the image
// iOS and Android: Use the syntax with procedure
ImagePath is string
ImagePath = AlbumPicker()
IF ImagePath = "" THEN
IMG_MyImage = ImagePath

Selecting an element in the album: path retrieved in a procedure (Recommended syntax) Hide the details

<Result> = AlbumPicker([<Type to retrieve>, ] <WLanguage procedure>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the image or the video was selected,
  • False otherwise.
<Type to retrieve>: Integer constant
Type of element that will be retrieved in the album:
(Default value)
Select an image in the album.
albumVideoSelect a video in the album.

Remark: these constants cannot be combined. A single type can be selected during the call to the function.
<WLanguage procedure>: Procedure name
Name of WLanguage procedure run during the selection in the album. For more details on this procedure, see Parameters of the procedure used by AlbumPicker.

Operating mode

When AlbumPicker is called, the user selects the desired image from the images displayed in a specific window.
Once the choice is validated, the selected image is saved:
  • AlbumPicker returns the photo save path so that it can be handled (syntax 1).
  • the specified WLanguage procedure is used to find out the photo save path so that it can be handled (syntax 2).
Universal Windows 10 App

Required application feature

When this function is used, an application feature is declared in the application generation wizard.
Required features:
  • Video library.
  • Image library.
Component: wd270android.aar
Minimum version required
  • Version 17
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Error on this function
Very frustrating error when using this function in Windev Mobile 25. It is changing me the path to the datafiles. After using it, al files start to bein created at the path where i Uploaded the picture. Very anoying please a solution
Aldo Vargas
29 Jul. 2020