Java – SWT to AWT (and vice versa) image conversion with transparency support


Conversion of the SWT library’s images to AWT images may be problematic. Both libraries doesn’t provide any ready-made solutions to do this, although on the SWT Snippets webiste we can find a code, that does this operation. Unfortunately, this code isn’t perfect. First of all, SWT => AWT conversion is done without transparency support (the more interesting thing is that AWT => SWT works correctly). In this article, I’ll describe neccessary operations to restore this important feature.

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