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

Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and .net is a solid framework for developing Microsoft Office extensibility projects.

  • Plug-in types: COM add-ins, smart tags, Excel RTD servers and UDFs via XLL and Automation add-ins
  • Office versions: Office 2000 - 2013 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2005 - 2013, VB.NET, C#, C++/CLI
  • Deployment technologies: MSI, ClickOnce, ClickTwice:), InstallShield

Add-in Express™
for Microsoft® Office and VCL

Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL is a component set for programming the fastest and compact Microsoft Office extensions.

  • Plug-in types: COM add-ins, smart tags, Excel real-time data servers
  • Office versions: Office 2000 - 2013 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio
  • IDE: Delphi 7 - XE6
  • Deployment technologies: InnoSetup, Windows Installer XML Tool (WiX)

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

Add-in Express for Internet Explorer is a .net library for developing Internet Explorer add-ons and customizing IE GUI with custom toolbars, Explorer bars and commands.

  • Applications: Internet Explorer 6 - 11 (x86 and x64)
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2008 - 2013, VB.NET, C#, C++/CLI
  • Deployment technologies: MSI

Security Manager
for Microsoft® Outlook®

Security Manager for Outlook is a component that lets you disable Outlook security alerts.

  • Editions: .NET, VCL, ActiveX 
  • Outlook versions: 2002 - 2013 (x86 and x64)
  • IDEs: VS 2005 - 2013, Delphi 7 - XE6, VBA, VBScript, etc.

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

Add-in Express Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO is an Visual Studio Tools for Office extension that enables you to customize Outlook windows and panes with your own .NET forms.

  • Plug-in types: Outlook COM add-ins
  • Outlook versions: 2003 - 2013 (x86 and x64)
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2008 - 2013 with VSTO installed; VB.NET, C#

Ribbon Designer
for Microsoft® SharePoint® and Office 365

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.

  • SharePoint editions: SharePoint 2010 Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 Plans: P, E1 - E4
  • IDEs: Visual Studio 2010 with SharePoint Developer Tools installed, Visual Studio 2012, 2013
  • C# or VB.NET - server-side
  • ECMAScript (JavaScript, JScript) - client-side
  • Complete support for sandboxed solutions