Creating add-ins for Outlook, Excel
PowerPoint, MapPoint, Visio in VB.NET, C#, C++

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

Add-in Express for Office and .net feature matrix

Add-in Express for Office and .net is sold on a subscription basis. There are three subscriptions, Standard, Professional and Premium. Each subscription includes a developer license of Add-in Express, but different support and maintenance options. In the table below, you will find a complete list of features and services included with each subscription.

Add-in Express Subscriptions

Feature List

Standard

Professional

Premium

Requirements

Supported Application

Microsoft Office 2000: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, FrontPage

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Microsoft Office 2002 (XP): Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, FrontPage, MapPoint, Visio

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Microsoft Office 2003: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, FrontPage, MapPoint, Visio, Publisher

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Microsoft Office 2007: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, MapPoint, Visio, Publisher, InfoPath

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Microsoft Office 2010 (32- and 64-bit): Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, MapPoint, Visio, Publisher, InfoPath, OneNote

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Microsoft Office 2013 (32- and 64-bit): Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, MapPoint, Visio, Publisher, InfoPath, OneNote

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Microsoft Office 2016 (32- and 64-bit): Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio, Publisher, OneNote

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Supported Microsoft Office Suites: Student, Home, Standard, Small Business, Professional, Professional Plus, Ultimate, Enterprise

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Supported Platforms

.NET Framework 2.0, 3.x, 4.x

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Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (x86 and 64-bit for all OS)

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Supported IDEs

Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017

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Supported Programming Languages: Visual Basic .NET, Visual C#, Visual C++ .NET

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Microsoft Office COM Add-ins

Application-level Customization

Version-neutral run-time

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COM add-in specific visual designer

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Multi-hosted (shared) add-ins and multiple add-ins in one assembly

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Visual designer for Office Ribbon UI and Office toolbar-based UI

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Visual designer for native Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 task panes

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Version-neutral advanced task panes for Excel, Word, PowerPoint 2000 - 2016

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Application-level keyboard shortcuts

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Microsoft Outlook COM Add-ins

Standard Outlook Customization

Visual designer for Outlook Explorer and Inspector toolbars and menus

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Visual designer for the Ribbon UI

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Context sensitivity: binding toolbars, menus, ribbons and certain controls to folders, content types, form classes, contexts, etc.

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Visual designer for the Outlook Options dialog box and folder properties dialog boxes

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Visual designer for the Outlook Navigation Pane shortcuts

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Advanced Outlook View and Form Regions

Version-neutral advanced form and view regions for Microsoft Outlook 2000 - 2016

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Replacing Outlook views with view regions

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Inserting regions into any Outlook views and Outlook forms

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Adding regions to Reading Pane, Navigation Pane, To-Do Bar

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Context sensitivity for view and form regions: binding regions to folders, content types, form classes, contexts, etc.

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Bypassing the Outlook E-mail Security Guard on Outlook 2000 - 2016 (see Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook, .NET edition is included)


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Microsoft Excel Plug-ins

COM Add-ins and Real-Time Data (RTD) Servers

Version-neutral run-time and visual designer for Excel COM add-ins

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Version-neutral run-time for Excel Real-Time Data (RTD) Servers

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Worksheet user-defined functions (UDFs)

Version-neutral run-time for Excel Automation add-ins

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Version-neutral run-time for Excel XLLs

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Microsoft Office Smart Tags

Programming Model

Version-neutral run-time for Microsoft Smart Tag Library 1.0 and 2.0

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Visual designer for Office Smart Tags

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Smart tag libraries: multiple recognizers in one project

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Security and Deployment

Security

Enforcing Office and Windows strict security

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Support of Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 Trust Center

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Application domain isolation by the Add-in Express Loader

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Deployment

Multiple projects in one solution, mixed solutions

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Complete support of Visual Studio integrated setup projects

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Complete support of the ClickOnce technology

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Complete support of the msi-based web deployment technology

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Complete support of InstallShield setup projects

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Complete support of WiX setup projects

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Licenses, Subscriptions and Software Maintenance

Developer license

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Updates subscription

12 months

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Technical support service subscription

12 months

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Source Code

Run-time source code

Run-time & design-time source code

Participation in beta programs subscription

12 months

12 months

Premium support service subscription


12 months

Escalation of your issues to core developers

12 months

Code reviewing subscription

12 months

Wide-ranging solution research service subscription



12 months

Prices

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