WinForms Calendar and Date-Time Editors

Intuitive, Elegant, and Error-free Date-Time Input

DevExpress WinForms Date and Time Editors will help you deliver the best possible user experience in the shortest possible time. Our WinForms Data Editors Library ships with dozens of integrated features - including built-in UI/UX customization options. As you'll discover, our WinForms Data Editors the best in the business. Of course, you don’t have to take our word for it. Download our free 30-day trial today and compare our WinForms Editors to the competition. We are confident you'll quickly come to the same conclusion... DevExpress WinForms UI controls have no equal in the marketplace.

WinForms Date-Time Editors

The DevExpress WinForms Data Editors Library includes the following UI controls optimized for date/time input:

  • Date Editor
  • Date-Time Offset Editor
  • Calendar
  • Time Editor
  • Time-Span Editor
WinForms Date-Time Editors

WinForms Date Edit UI Elements

DevExpress Windows Forms Date-Time editors include powerful built-in features with configurable UI elements. Unlike competing products, our WinForms Data Editors Library continues to evolve with innovative new features, including an entirely a new way to display labels within the text box itself (yes, you can finally get rid of field labels on your forms).

Built-in date-time UI elements include:

  • Input Field (text box) with Embedded Buttons
  • Dropdown Calendar with Optional Time Display
  • Week Numbers, Clear, and Today Buttons
  • Floating Label and Placeholder (Null text)
  • Leading or Trailing Icon (context image)
  • Tooltip (helper text) and Error Text
WinForms Date Edit UI Elements

Calendar Styles

Our WinForms Date and Calendar controls ship with everything you'll need to create stunning Windows 10 and Outlook-inspired apps for your enterprise. Built-in calendar styles include:

  • Fluent with Acrylic and Reveal Highlight Support
  • Outlook 2016-inspired Calendar (Classic New)
  • Touch UI
  • Vista
  • Classic
Calendar Styles

Calendar UI Customization

DevExpress Date Picker and Calendar include a myriad of UI/UX options so you can customize every aspect of your calendar and deliver the best possible user experience. Customization options include:

  • Highlight Today, Saturdays, and Sundays
  • Week Numbers
  • Week Number Rules (First Day, First Full Week, First Four Day Week)
  • Configurable First Day of Week
  • Custom Inactive Dates
  • OK, Clear, and Today Buttons
  • Year and Month Navigation Buttons
  • Month Headers
Calendar UI Customization

Date Range Selection

Our WinForms Date Editors fully support multiple date selection. You can select individual dates, a date range or a combination of both (simply use the mouse and CTRL/SHIFT key).

Our comprehensive API allows you to obtain selected dates and date ranges, respond to date selection, customize the appearance of selected and highlighted day cells, and so much more.

Date Range Selection

Calendar Time Selection

You can easily extend the use of our date picker and incorporate time input. As you can see, the DevExpress WinForms Date Editor allows you to select a date and time via its intuitive interface. Oh, and its super easy to do both – simply enable the CalendarTimeEditing option to display a time picker within your date selection calendar.

Calendar Time Selection

Error-free Date Selection

The DevExpress Data Editors Library includes everything you'll need to reduce data entry errors, improve readability, and extend the overall usability of your application. All of our editors allow you to incorporate meaningful error indicators and offer end-users text-based feedback.

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Error-free Date Selection

WinForms Time & Time-Span Editors

Our WinForms Time and Time Span editors allow you to display and edit time and time intervals. These innovative UI controls support all features included in our standard text editors and ship with the following time-specific UI options:

  • 12/24 Hour Format
  • Configurable Display/Edit Format - Time Masks
  • Increment/Decrement Time Units via Spin Buttons or Touch UI
WinForms Time & Time-Span Editors

WinForms Calendar

Our WinForms Calendar control is a standalone calendar with multi-date selection support. Its features include:

  • Calendar Styles (Fluent, Office 2016, Touch UI, Vista, and Classic)
  • Multiple Date / Date Range Selection
  • Configurable Month Count
  • Header, Month Headers, and Footer
  • Week Numbers
  • Today / Clear Buttons
WinForms Calendar

WinForms Custom Calendar

Use our comprehensive API and optimized collection of customization options/styles to configure nearly every aspect of your calendar.

Appearance customization options include:

  • Day Cell Customization and Custom Paint
  • Custom Text and Icons
  • Styles and Appearance Options
  • Highlight Holidays and Specific Dates
  • Custom Hints and Flyouts
WinForms Custom Calendar

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Visual Studio 2015
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Visual Studio 2012
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