Announcing VCL 12.2

Glendale, California — December 18, 2012 — DevExpress, a leading global software development company, announced today the second VCL update in 2012: VCL 12.2. The robust DevExpress VCL 12.2 Subscription Pack helps Delphi developers modernize their traditional business applications to take advantage of new capabilities, like Touch. The tools included in the 12.2 release also deliver the robustness required to future-proof business critical solutions. Users will get up-to-speed quickly with compelling business solutions that emulate the look, feel and capabilities of Microsoft Office "With the new 12.2 release we have provided the features that our customers have asked for, including enhanced touch support, extended Server Mode for improved data access and new user interface functionality including the ability to build Wizard user interfaces and much more" said Julian M Bucknall, CTO of DevExpress.

A Breadth of Controls and Ongoing Commitment to Innovation

DevExpress started with VCL controls has continued to invest in Delphi for over a decade, delivering over 210 controls and libraries written expressly for the platform. Many developers have legacy applications written with Delphi and are deeply committed to VCL technologies. Other developers are just now learning VCL and discovering the powerful platform. DevExpress components are the trusted and time-tested controls that empower developers and database professionals to design, build, and run applications and solutions better and faster than ever.

VCL Analytics, Reimagined.

High powered data-mining, WYSIWYG reporting, and multi-dimensional data analysis unleashes the power of information and intuitively presents it to end users. From Pivot Grids to Flow Charts, from In-Grid Charts to Instant Printed Reports, DevExpress tools help developers meet and exceed the demands of their most demanding enterprise clients.

New Tools Raise the Bar

From blazing fast data processing via the enhanced Server Mode support to enhanced Touch gesture support, the latest tools in VCL 12.2 continue to improve the feature rich experiences created in VCL applications. From integrated data validation across the entire product line to the new Wizard Control, DevExpress continues to release innovative components that extend development options and allow developers to move forward and deliver stunning solutions.

Windows 8 Style Active Tiles for VCL

Active Tiles are an integral part of the new Windows 8 experience and with the DevExpress VCL Tile Control this same UI metaphor can be introduced to existing VCL applications, instantly. From developers who want their application to behave like a Windows 8 modern app to those who prefer to build an informational dashboard, developers can now take advantage of the DevExpress VCL Tile Control that’s ready to take on the toughest UI challenge.

Free Trial

Developers can download the free, 30-day VCL trial to discover new 12.2 features at

Thank you and best wishes,
The DevExpress Team