Add-in Express™
for Microsoft® Office and .net

All-in-one framework that includes a set of .NET components, visual designers, wizards and solution templates for developing secure, managed, isolated, deployable and version-neutral Microsoft Office extensions: application-level COM add-ins, Outlook plug-ins, Office smart tags, Excel RTD servers, Excel XLL (single and multi-threaded) and UDF (Automation) add-ons. Find more...

Add-in Express™
for Microsoft® Office and Delphi® VCL

True RAD way for developing Microsoft Office extensions, including application-level Office COM add-ins, Outlook plug-ins, Office smart tags, Excel Real-Time Data servers and Excel Automation add-ins (UDF - user-defined worksheet functions). You use project templates, components, visual designers and wizards instead of error-prone routine coding. Find more...

Add-in Express™
for Internet Explorer® and Microsoft® .net

A quick way to create secure, managed, isolated, version-neutral Internet Explorer add-ons with your custom toolbars, menus and panes. Easiest development with components and visual designers, as well as deployment and redeployment for your IE plug-ins on C#, VB.NET and managed C++. Windows Installer deployment, msi-based web-deployments, InstallShield projects. Find more...

Security Manager
for Microsoft® Outlook

"A program is trying to access e-mail addresses you have stored in Outlook" - add a line of code to disable or enable Outlook 2002 - 2013 security pop-up warnings. Three editions in one package for your solutions automating Microsoft Outlook: .NET for Visual Studio .NET projects; VCL for your Delphi projects and ActiveX for your C++ (MFCL/ATL), VB6 or VBA code. Find more...

VDProj to WiX Converter
for Microsoft® Visual Studio®

Using this Visual Studio extension you can convert your existing VDProj setup projects to WiX in one click. All Visual Studio versions and all vdproj features are supported, including variables, msm and msi packages, custom actions, built-in dialogs, etc. Find more...

Add-in Express™ Regions
for Microsoft® Outlook® and VSTO

An extension for Visual Studio Tools for Office that allows you to create view and form regions for Outlook Explorer and Inspector windows. You can customize several Outlook panes including Navigation pane, Reading pane, Folder view pane, Outlook super grid pane, To-Do Bar and Inspector windows such as e-mail, task and appointment windows. Find more...

  • New! Support for Office 2013
  • New! Support for Visual Studio 2013
  • New! Windows 8.1 compatibility
  • Visual Studio 2005 - 2013
  • VB.NET, C#, C++/CLI
  • Microsoft Office 2000 - 2013
  • Msi, ClickOnce, ClickTwice, InstallShield
  • Vdproj & Wix setups generated automatically
  • New! Support for Office 2013
  • New! Support for Delphi XE5
  • New! Windows 8.1 compatibility
  • Embarcadero Delphi for Win32
  • From Delphi 7 to Delphi XE5
  • Microsoft Office 2000 - 2013 (x86 and x64)
  • InnoSetup scripts generated automatically
  • New! Support for IE 11
  • New! Support for Visual Studio 2013
  • Internet Explorer 6 - 11 (x86 and x64)
  • Visual Studio 2008 - 2013
  • Visual Basic .NET, C#, C++/CLI
  • Advanced Explorer bars
  • Msi-based web-deployment
  • New! Support for Outlook 2013
  • New! Support for Visual Studio 2013
  • New! Support for Delphi XE5
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 - 2013
  • Visual Studio 2005 - 2013
  • Visual Basic 6, VBA
  • Delphi 7 - XE5
  • Complete support for Windows UAC
  • Visual Studio 2005 with WiX 3.6+
  • Visual Studio 2008 with WiX 3.6+
  • Visual Studio 2010 with WiX 3.6+
  • Visual Studio 2012 with WiX 3.6+
  • Visual Studio 2013 with WiX 3.6+
  • New! Support for Outlook 2013
  • New! Support for Visual Studio 2013
  • Microsoft Outlook 2003 - 2013
  • Visual Studio 2008 - 2013
  • Requires VSTO installed

Stop wasting time and use Add-in Express!

It is rare that a piece of software exceeds one's expectations, but Add-in Express has exceeded mine. Just one afternoon of reviewing the documentation was all it took to be up and running with the tool. I recommend that anyone developing Outlook add-ins stop wasting time and use Add-in Express.

Jeff Richmond, Computer Solutions Engineering
Quick start to create your own Office customizations
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Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and .net

Develop plug-ins for all Office versions and applications with a single code base

Add-in Express for Office and .NET is the largest and most complete toolset for developing any types of Microsoft Office extensibility projects. Use visual designers and special components of this toolset to write shared, secure, version-independent and easy deployable Office COM add-ins, smart tags, Excel RTD servers, Excel user-defined functions (UDFs), Excel Automation addins and XLL for Microsoft Office 2000 - 2013 with little coding.

  • Office versions: Office 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, XP and 2000
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008 and 2005 (VB.NET, C#, C++)

Creating advanced Excel GUI Outlook plug-in development Office Ribbon designer

Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL

The best platform for developing Microsoft Office extensions

Visual designers and components of Add-in Express in combination with a perfect Delphi compiler provide you with the best platform for Office plugin development. Add-in Express makes it equally easy to build toolbars, menus and sub-menus for Microsoft Office 2000 - 2003, customize Office 2013 - 2007 Ribbon using the Office Ribbon designer as well as to create custom static and contextual ribbon tabs, advanced task panes for your add-ins, extend navigation pane and reading pane, Backstage View, Office Menu and Quick Access Toolbar.

  • Office versions: Office 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio
  • IDEs: Delphi 5 - XE5

Programming Office add-in Advanced Office task panes Building RTD server

Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and Microsoft .net

Build professional add-ons for Internet Explorer

Add-in Express for Internet Explorer the first visual tool for developing Internet Explorer add-ons, customizing IE toolbar, Explorer bars and context menus, accessing Internet Explorer objects and events. Add-in Express is fully consistent with the RAD paradigm and empowers you to develop robust extensions for Internet Explorer with a couple of clicks.

  • Applications: Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 (32- and 64-bit)
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010 and 2008 (VB.NET, C#, C++ .NET)

Developing IE add-ons Creating Internet Explorer BHO

Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook

Add just a line of code and get Outlook security alerts disabled or enabled!

Outlook Security Manager is a one-line tool to control Outlook Security effectively from inside of Outlook add-ins and applications that interact with Outlook. You write just a line of code to turn off Outlook alerts like a program is trying to access e-mail addresses and a program is trying to automatically send e-mail.

  • Editions: .NET, VCL, ActiveX
  • Outlook versions: 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, XP and 2000
  • Languages: Visual Basic .NET, C#, C++, Delphi, VBScript, VB6, VBA, etc.

Bypass Outlook object model guard

Convert VDProj to WiX

VDProj to WiX Converter

VDProj to WiX Converter is a Visual Studio extension that lets you quickly convert existing Visual Studio setup projects to WiX (Windows Installer XML). All Visual Studio versions and all vdproj features are supported, including variables, msm and msi packages, custom actions, built-in dialogs, etc.

  • Visual Studio versions: 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • WiX versions: 3.6 and higher

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Add-in Express Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO

Advanced regions for your existing VSTO Outlook projects

Add-in Express Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO is an extension for the Visual Studio Tools for Office that allows you to embed .NET forms into Outlook Explorer and Inspector windows. With Add-in Express Regions you can customize several Outlook panes including Navigation pane, Reading pane, Folder view pane, Outlook super grid pane, To-Do Bar and Inspector windows such as e-mail, task and appointment windows.

  • Outlook versions: 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008 with VSTO installed (VB.NET, C#)

Outlook form regions Outlook view regions

Ribbon Designer for SharePoint and Office 365

Create custom ribbons for on-premise SharePoint or Office 365 without learning Ribbon XML

The Ribbon Designer for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 is a true RAD tool for customizing the Server Ribbon UI of your SharePoint and Office 365 solutions. The specialized components of the Ribbon Designer allow you to quickly build custom SharePoint ribbons and add a new ribbon to your existing project.

  • SharePoint editions: SharePoint 2010 and 2013 Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 Plans: P, E1 - E4
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2010 with SharePoint Developer Tools installed, VS 2012, VS 2013 (C# or VB.NET on server-side)

Customizing SharePoint ribbon

MAPI Store Accessor

Access low-level features provided by Extended MAPI

This free .NET component can assist you with accessing low-level features provided by Extended MAPI in Windows Forms applications and in .NET-based Outlook COM add-ins. Using the MAPI Store Accessor you can subscribe to any or all MAPI notifications in either synchronous or asynchronous mode.

  • Office versions: Office 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 32-bit
  • Languages: Visual Basic .NET, C#, C++

MAPI Store Accessor in detail

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