Top New Features

We continue to refine the look and feel of our Office-inspired controls so your apps can maintain parity with the newest versions of Microsoft Office.

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Touch-Enabled Experiences

DevExpress led the way in touch-enabling its Windows Forms Controls for next-gen app development. Our Ribbon Control was the first product of its kind to support the look & feel of Microsoft Office for Tablet.

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You've Got Options

Whether you prefer using a Ribbon or new navigation metaphors like OneNote's Radial and Hamburger Menus, we've got everything you'll need for your next app.

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Learn More about Our WinForms Ribbon, Toolbar and Menus

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Office-inspired Ribbon
With unmatched design/runtime options, the DevExpress WinForms Ribbon Control ships with all the tools you'll need to emulate the Microsoft Office end-user experience within your next WinForms project.
Backstage View
The re-invented File Menu.
Backstage View
Introduced in Microsoft Office 2010 as part of the Office Fluent UI, the Backstage View offers powerful navigation options and our Control fully supports all behaviors end-users have come to know inside Microsoft Office.
Ribbon Galleries
Intuitive image layout and Item selection.
Ribbon Galleries
Gallery items behave much like items in a standard menu: a click on a gallery item invokes a specific event, which you can handle to implement custom logic. For utmost flexibility, Galleries support hover images, tooltips and text descriptions. The Ribbon Control supports In-Ribbon and In-Dropdown galleries.
Standard & Contextual Tabs
Efficiently organize navigation elements.
Standard & Contextual Tabs
Create Contextual Tabs just like those found in Microsoft Office. These pages serve to display context-specific commands, and as such, they don't need to be always visible (they are displayed only when a specific object is selected or when an end-user performs a specific action).
Quick Access Toolbar
The most important commands at your fingertips.
Quick Access Toolbar
Our WinForms Ribbon Control ships with a Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) - a customizable UI element designed to provide one-click access to the most important parts of your application. You can control its display location with a single property and offer uses the option to customize items within the QAT.
Mini Toolbar
Perfected UI elements for perfected user experiences.
Mini Toolbar
The Popup Toolbar replicates the functionality found in apps like Microsoft Word. Its transparency is controlled by the distance between the toolbar and mouse cursor.
Ribbon Item Types
Buttons, dropdowns, check buttons and more.
Ribbon Item Types
Display various items on pages and within the Quick Access Toolbar. Item types include buttons, dropdown buttons, check buttons, submenus and radio groups. In addition, a number of data editors that ship inside our Data Editors Library can be used as needs dictate.
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Ribbon UI Customization & Navigation
The DevExpress Ribbon suite ships with everything you'll need to create next-gen desktop apps on the WinForms platform.
MDI Merging
Multiple Document Interfaces made easy.
MDI Merging
Similar to standard Toolbars, you can merge individual Ribbon Items within MDI applications. As you'd expect, the integrated merging option allows child MDI form's commands to be merged onto the main form's Ribbon and Status Bar.
Automatic Layout Adaptation
Resize and we'll adapt.
Automatic Layout Adaptation
Built-in Layout Adaptation mechanism dynamically adjusts control's content based upon available screen real estate. The control automatically modifies the size of individual images (large/small), displays/hides item text, moves buttons into drop down windows, etc.
Key Tips
Navigate through commands using the keyboard.
Key Tips
Key Tips
Enable quick keyboard access to individual Ribbon Pages, Page Groups, and Item Links via Key Tips. When an end-user presses and releases the ALT or F10 key, Key Tips appear for all Page Headers, all Item Links within the Quick Access Toolbar and the Application Button. Pressing the key associated with any element will then select that element or execute the associated action.
Layouts & Themes
Office 2007, Office 2013, Office for Tablets and Office Universal.
Layouts & Themes
To help reduce learning curves and to ensure your app emulates the version of of Microsoft Office used within your enterprise, we've implemented support for the following Office Styles: Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office for Tablet, etc.
Recent Items
Office-inspired apps your way.
Recent Items
Recent Items
The WinForms Recent Item Control is a standalone component that extends the BackstageView with a comprehensive set of UI elements (buttons, tabs, pin items, hyperlinks, etc.), which when used together, help you reproduce Microsoft's multi-level main menus with ease.
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Standard Toolbar & Menu
When your project demands the use of traditional navigation elements, DevExpress Menus, Toolbars and Status Bars for WinForms provide all the functionality you'll need to build intuitive, easy-to-navigate apps.
Main Menu & Toolbars
Navigate and perform common tasks by using the menu and toolbar commands.
Main Menu & Toolbars
The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with a feature-complete Menu/Toolbar system for those who do not or cannot use a Ribbon within their app. The main menu is stretched across the entire form with toolbars arranged below the main menu, although you are free to dock them to the left or right side of your form, or make them float.
Status Bars
Display the progress of a current task or additional information at the bottom of the screen.
Status Bars
Status Bars
Display the progress of a current task or additional information at the bottom of the screen.
Bar Items & Links
Buttons, submenus, labels, editors, check boxes, etc.
Bar Items & Links
DevExpress navigation controls support a wide variety of command types, including buttons, submenus, labels, editors, and so on. You can create new items using the Commands page of the bar manager's Customization Window.
MDI Merging
Automatic menu merging for MDI applications.
MDI Merging
If your app is designed around MDI (Multiple Document Interface), both parent and child forms can have their own commands. The parent provides files and windows management commands, while a child includes document-specific functionality. When maximizing the child, you have the option to merge the bars and menus of the parent and child MDI form depending on your particular needs and combine them within the parent form.
Save/Restore Layouts
Customize, save and restore layouts with ease.
Save/Restore Layouts
Customize, save and restore layouts with ease.
Runtime Customization
Personalize toolbars the way you want.
Runtime Customization
Similar to Microsoft's popular toolbar-based applications such as Visual Studio, end-users can customize the layout of menus, bars and their commands using the Customization dialog.
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Popup Menus, Alerts and More
Radial Menu
OneNote-inspired Radial Menu.
Radial Menu
If you've used Microsoft OneNote in the past, you'll be familiar with the features and capabilities of the our WinForms Radial Menu Control. This touch-first navigation element supports expanded and collapsed states. When collapsed, only its central button is visible. When a user clicks this button, the menu expands and displays all menu items associated with the control. The control can be displayed on-screen with both a left and right mouse click (as well as tap & hold for touch-first devices).
Alerts
Display notification on-screen alerts.
Alerts
Just like Microsoft Outlook, the Alert Window displays notification messages to end-users. By default, the alert appears in the bottom right corner of the screen and disappears after a brief delay (position and delay can be customized). The notification window can be pinned, can display a popup menu and can include a set of custom buttons.
Multi-Column Popup Menus
Easily split the contents of a single menu into two.
Multi-Column Popup Menus
Multi-Column Popup Menus
By default, context menu items are displayed in a single column. If you enable the MultiColumn option, the control can display menu items across multiple columns. Column count is customizable as is the visibility of individual menu item captions.
Context Menus
Create Office-inspired contextual menus.
Context Menus
The PopupMenu control can be used to provide easy access to frequently used commands for a control. When associated with an object on your form, the menu activates via a right-click on the object itself. To activate from code, use the ShowPopup method.
Hamburger Menu
Emulate the navigation metaphor found in today's most popular web apps.
Hamburger Menu
Hamburger Menu

We've integrated the Hamburger Menu layout within our Accordion Control: Set the ViewType property to HamburgerMenu and the control will support a collapsed state designed to mimic the behavior of Windows 10 apps.

Used together with our new Fluent Design Form, the Hamburger Menu automatically adapts its state when you resize the form. It also supports Acrylic Material and Reveal Highlight effects*.

* Available on systems with Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.

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Additional Info

WinForms Themes and App Skins

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with 50 custom designed and highly polished themes for your next WinForms application. You can use each of these themes easily, without modification or manipulate them using our free WinForms Skin-Theme Editor application. Learn more

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 web accessibility. Sec 508 and Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 support is available for key DevExpress WinForms controls.

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

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