The official website is now universalserializer.com

For more technical information, please read my article on CodeProject.

Class/structure instances ↔ file stream

What is UniversalSerializer ?

UniversalSerializer is a data serialization library for .NET/Mono/PCL/Windows Phone.
In other words, it saves and loads complex object values/instances to and from a file stream. The stream format can be binary, JSON, or XML.
The ability to serialize any type is its vocation.
It is free and open-source.

It contains DLLs for:

  • .NET 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 or later.
  • Silverlight 4 or later.
  • Portable Class Library 4.
  • Windows Phone 7 & 8 (Silverlight).
  • An additional DLL for specific WPF's types.
  • An additional DLL for specific Windows Form's types.