Unmatched Capabilities

Grids, Spreadsheets, Ribbons, and more...

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with a comprehensive suite of award-winning Microsoft Office-inspired user interface components. From our blazing fast WinForms Data Grid and Pivot Grid to our Excel-inspired Spreadsheet and Word-inspired Rich Text Editor for Windows Forms, the DevExpress WinForms subscription has everything you'll need to create apps that meet and exceed end-user expectations.

I've been using DevExpress components now for about 10 years. When I'm developing a new application, they're my go to component suite, period. For me, nothing else even competes. Paul Bright
WinForms Controls in an Outlook-Inspired Desktop Application
Tablet Application Built with Office-Inspired WinForms Controls
Data Grid Spreadsheet Vertical Grid Word Proc. Ribbon Scheduler Tree List Data Editors Toolbar & Menu App Skins

Elegant Data Visualization

Charts, Maps, Gauges, and more...

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with a fully integrated suite of high-performance data visualization tools so you can deliver intuitive business intelligence dashboards in the shortest possible time. Our WinForms suite includes dozens high impact and fully customizable chart types, maps, interactive gauge indicators, and square/circular treemap controls.

A truly professional, fully-featured set of controls from people focused on continual development. As developers, we can't ask for anything more. Keep up the awesome work. Nigel Bogle
Data Visualization in WinForms Applications | DevExpress
WinForms Data Visualization App in a Tablet App | DevExpress

Yes, You Can Finally Ditch GDI+

We’ve Got DirectX Hardware Acceleration Inside

Thanks to DirectX hardware acceleration, DevExpress WinForms UI controls* deliver exceptional performance and superb High DPI rendering quality. As you can see
in the graphs below, DirectX hardware acceleration improves scrolling speed, zoom efficiency, and text rendering/text antialiasing/animation quality (4K/8K).

Scrolling Speed - DevExpress Data Grid for WinForms

DevExpress Grid
Scrolling 500 Rows per 2.8 sec

Scrolling Speed - Competitor Data Grid for WinForms

Competitor Grid
Scrolling 500 Rows per 40 sec

Scrolling Speed - Microsoft Data Grid for WinForms

Microsoft Data Grid
Scrolling 500 Rows per 46 sec

 

Ready to Leverage the Power of Our Industry‑first WinForms
DirectX Rendering Engine?

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* The following DevExpress UI controls support DirectX hardware acceleration: Data Grid, Editors, Accordion, Charts, Diagram, HTML Content Control, Overlay Forms, PDF Viewer, Picture Edit, Pivot Grid, Property Grid, Range Control, Ribbon (Backstage View), Scheduler, SVG Image Box, Tile Control, Tree List, Vertical Grid.

Reporting & Analytics

Reports, Pivot Tables, PDF Viewer

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription includes royalty-free user interface components for next-gen decision support systems. Whether you need to incorporate reports with end-user design capabilities or whether you need to introduce fully customizable pivot tables in your next app, this subscription has everything you'll need to create apps that both inform and engage.

Comprehensive UI Suite

Diagrams, Navigation, Docking, and more...

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription allows you to deliver business solutions that are intuitive and easy to master. It ships with an extensive range of user interface elements designed to leverage your existing WinForms investments, so you can deliver solutions that are fully optimized for the desktop, high-DPI monitors, and touch-first Windows devices.

On a small development team like mine I could never afford a person with the level of technical expertise even approaching those embodied in the DevExpress support team, yet I have that service available as part of the annual DevExpress subscription. Peter Van Zyl
WinForms Diagram Control
Diagrams App Navigation Docking Form LayoutWin 10 UIWindows 10 UI Splash Screen Vertical Grid

WinForms Themes and Application Skins

Over 50 Custom Themes Designed to Amaze

You can specify a theme when you ship your app or allow end-user to modify the look and feel of your WinForms application on the fly. And yes, you can even customize our pre-built application skins/themes with the free DevExpress WinForms Skin‑Theme Editor. The following are a few of the skins/themes included in our distribution.

Basic Vector Skin - Pine Light Palette | DevExpress

Basic Vector

Pine Light Palette

Office 2019 Colorful Skin - Default Palette | DevExpress

Office 2019 Colorful

Default Palette

WXI - Calmness Palette | DevExpress

WXI

Calmness Palette

Office 2019 Black Skin - Forest Palette | DevExpress

Office 2019 Black

Forest Palette

Built-in HTML & CSS Support

An entirely new approach to WinForms app design.

Leverage the power of HTML & CSS markup to deliver intuitive/next gen user-experiences with absolute ease. This new HTML & CSS Template feature for the Windows Forms platform allows you to create fully custom UI elements and eliminate the use of property-based UI customizations and CustomDraw events (in favor of web-inspired markup).

Advanced options include:

  • HTML & CSS Syntax
  • Advanced Styling Effects
  • Bind to Data from HTML
  • Event Handling
  • Dynamic HTML Templates
  • HTML & CSS Template Editor

Learn more

 

The following DevExpress WinForms controls ship with built-in HTML & CSS Support: Data Grid, Editors,
DirectX Form, Scheduler, Gantt, Alert Control, HTML Content Control.

HTML and CSS Markup Support - WinForms UI Controls | DevExpress

Industry-First Innovations

Experience the DevExpress Difference

DevExpress was the first UI component vendor to release WinForms controls for the .NET Framework. From the release of our WinForms Data Grid nearly twenty years ago to the introduction of HTML/CSS support in 2022, DevExpress has continued to deliver for the WinForms developer community. Our industry-first Windows Forms innovations include:

WinForms UI Controls - Innovations

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experience the DevExpress difference today.

 

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Fast. Oh, So Very Fast

DevExpress WinForms Controls are powered by our legendary data processing engine. Regardless of dataset size or information complexity, your apps will always remain responsive and allow end-users to shape and analyze information at lightning speed.

Blazing fast performance | DevExpress

Additional Info

WinForms UI Templates (EAP)

Jump start the form development process via polished and ready-to-use 'templates'. The motivation behind our WinForms UI Templates is to create ready-to-use UI solutions for real-life line-of-business (LOB) apps and eliminate the need for routine UI customizations. Read about UI Templates

Touch Enabled User Experience

Deliver elegant, touch-enabled WinForms applications using the platform you know and love. The WinForms Subscription helps you leverage your current investments and address customer needs via a comprehensive range of WinForms controls that support touch on both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Sec 508 and Accessibility

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription makes it easy to create WinForms applications that meet government regulations regarding accessibility. Sec 508 and Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 support is available for key DevExpress WinForms controls. Download VPAT

Straightforward Localization

All DevExpress WinForms controls can be localized using satellite resource assemblies. DevExpress delivers satellite assemblies for a large variety of languages and cultures. To help you get started, resource files for four cultures are included in our installation: German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. If you need to modify our shipping resources or create satellite assemblies for a different language, simply use our Online Localization Service, a free tool for our active WinForms subscribers. Online Localization Service

Testing Support

The DevExpress Universal Subscription includes built-in support for Microsoft's CodedUI. Unlike many vendors claiming support for Coded UI through the simple use of MSAA, DevExpress controls go the extra mile to make certain that individual controls fully comply with Microsoft's testing framework. We don't simply support Coded UI; we support it to the maximum extent possible. Note: CodedUI support requires purchase of the DevExpress Universal Subscription. Learn more about Coded UI

MVVM Framework

The DevExpress MVVM Framework ships with features that are absent in WinForms, but essential to MVVM development. These missing features include bindings, commands, UI triggers, behaviors etc. Our Framework includes all of these along with a straightforward API to make WinForms app development more efficient. Learn more about MVVM Framework

See What's New

190+ WinForms Controls


Our WinForms Subscription includes over 190 UI controls and libraries along with 60+ individual chart types. Here are some of the products included in this subscription:

 

Supported IDEs

Review the list of development tools and frameworks supported by our products. We strongly recommend that you always download and use the most recent versions. If the latest version does not support the IDE or framework that you're using, please write to us at support@devexpress.com and request an evaluation version that suits your requirements.

Versions
22.1.5
18.1.18
12.2.18
11.1.12
Release Date
8-September-2022
5-May-2022
15-October-2014
21-June-2012
Supported Frameworks
.NET 5 / .NET 6
.NET Core 3.0+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.0+
.NET Framework 4.5
.NET Framework 4.0
.NET Framework 3.5
.NET Framework 4.0
.NET Framework 3.5
.NET Framework 2.0
Supported IDE
Visual Studio 2022
Visual Studio 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2013
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2013
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio 2010
Visual Studio 2013
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio 2010
Visual Studio 2008
Visual Studio 2010
Visual Studio 2008
Visual Studio 2005

Frequently Asked Questions

How many controls are included in the WinForms Subscription?

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with over 190 components. From the most powerful WinForms Data Grid to a variety of Office-inspired UI components, it has everything you'll need to build the best possible desktop app without unnecessary compromise.

Can I distribute my app royalty-free if I use DevExpress WinForms controls?

Absolutely. Once you purchase a DevExpress WinForms subscription, you can distribute the components included in the distribution royalty-free.

Refer to our End User License Agreement for more information.

Does the WinForms Subscription include a Reporting Suite?

It certainly does include a WinForms Reporting Suite. DevExpress Reports ships with numerous features, including a powerhouse End-User Report Designer.

Do I have to renew my WinForms Subscription every year?

Absolutely not – renewal in subsequent years is entirely your choice. Unlike some of our competitors, we do not force you to renew your license for redistribution purposes. You are free to use the controls you've licensed for as long as you wish. Refer to our End User License Agreement for more information.

60 Day Unconditional Money Back Guarantee

We are so confident in our products and services that we back them with a 60 day no questions asked money back guarantee. If within the first 60 days of ownership you are not satisfied with the capabilities of our tools, you can request a full refund of the amount you paid to DevExpress by writing to clientservices@devexpress.com or by calling +1 (818) 844-3383.

Best Value
WinForms Controls
DirectX Form
WPF Controls
TreeView
Sunburst
ASP.NET Web Forms Controls
Printing & Exporting
ASP.NET MVC Extensions
Printing & Exporting
ASP.NET MVC Client-Side Controls
ASP.NET Core Controls
ASP.NET Core Office Controls
ASP.NET Bootstrap Controls
Themes and Skinning
JavaScript - jQuery, Angular, React, Vue
Blazor UI Components
Accordion
Grid Layout
Stack Layout
Reporting
WinForms Document Viewer
WinForms End-User Report Designer
ASP.NET Web Forms Document Viewer
ASP.NET Web Forms End-User Report Designer
ASP.NET MVC Document Viewer
ASP.NET MVC End-User Report Designer
ASP.NET Core Document Viewer
ASP.NET Core End-User Report Designer
Blazor Document Viewer
Blazor End-User Report Designer
WPF Document Viewer
WinUI Document Viewer
WPF End-User Report Designer
Angular Document Viewer
Angular End-User Report Designer
XPO - ORM Library
Office File API (Basic)
.NET Standard 2.0+ Support (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
Office File API (Complete)
.NET Standard 2.0+ Support (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
Business Intelligence Dashboard
XAF - Cross-Platform .NET App UI
.NET App Security & Web API Service
Entity Framework Core ORM Support
XPO ORM Support
Role-based Access Control & Permission Management
ASP.NET Core Web API / OData Service for CRUD and Authorization
Administrative UI to Manage Users and Roles at Runtime
Localization Service Endpoints
Xamarin.Forms UI Controls with Support
.NET MAUI Controls with Support
CodeRush for Visual Studio
C#, VB.NET, XAML
Source Code *
WinForms Controls
ASP.NET Controls
WPF Controls
JavaScript - jQuery, Angular, React
Blazor UI Components
Reporting
XPO - ORM Library
Office File API
Data Visualization Dashboard
XAF - Cross-Platform .NET App UI
Technical Support
Priority Support

* DevExpress does not include/ship source code for certain products, including CodeRush, TestCafe Studio, and Report & Dashboard Server.

Best in Class Tools

DevExpress is honored to have been voted best in class 20 times in this year's Visual Studio Magazine Reader's Choice Awards.

Experience the DevExpress difference and see why your peers consistently vote our products #1. With our Universal Subscription, you will build your best, see complex software with greater clarity, increase your productivity and create stunning applications for Windows, Web and your Mobile world.

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