While Visual Studio has an editor that can help to add new image assets to a project, it is pretty slow when adding a bunch of new images. If you have to add a lot of images to add, it even crashes once in while, which can be annoying. Because I was in the process of adding more than a hundred images for porting my first app ever from a Windows Phone to iOS and Android, I searched for a faster way — and found it.
What’s Going on Under the Hood?
When you add an imageset to your assets structure, Visual Studio does quite some work. These are the steps that are done: