AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Returns a stream to read the contents from Amazon S3 as specified by the TransferUtilityOpenStreamRequest. The caller of this method is responsible for closing the stream.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to OpenStreamAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.S3.Transfer
Assembly: AWSSDK.S3.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract Stream OpenStream(
         TransferUtilityOpenStreamRequest request
Type: Amazon.S3.Transfer.TransferUtilityOpenStreamRequest

Contains all the parameters required to open a stream to an S3 object.

Return Value
Type: Stream
A stream of the contents from Amazon S3.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms