Follow this steps for adding splash screen into WPF application in Visual Studio:
- Create or get any image and add it to your project (e.g. inside Images folder):
- Open properties window for this image (View → Properties Window) and change Build Action setting to SplashScreen value:
- Run the application. You'll see your splash screen image on the center of the screen before application window appears (after window appears, splash screen image will faded out within about 300 milliseconds).