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UI for WinForms

Classic Windows Forms Stunning user interface

Key Features

  • Converter Tool

    Convert your apps to Telerik UI for WinForms in just a few steps with an easy-to-use wizard.

Document Processing

Shipped with the product you can take advantage of the RadSpreadProcessing, RadSpreadStreamProcessing, RadWordsProcessing, RadPdfProcessing and libraries, which enable processing the most common text, spreadsheet, and PDF file formats without having Microsoft Office or other third-party libraries installed. Your application users will be able to create, load and modify documents in a variety of formats including:

  • DOCX
  • RTF
  • TXT
  • HTML
  • PDF
  • XLSX
  • CSV
  • Tab-delimited

Enable your application to seamlessly export and import documents or convert them from one format to another. All thanks to the intuitive and easy-to-use APIs of the Telerik Document processing libraries.

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19 Built-In Professional-Looking Themes

All Telerik Windows Forms controls come with full theme support. You can use any of the 19 included themes (Windows 8, Office 2013, Visual Studio 2012), or build new ones with the intuitive and unique Visual Style Builder tool. The built-in themes help you effortlessly deliver sleek and consistent, next-generation user experiences across your desktop and tablet applications.

Complete Set of Features and Controls

Telerik UI for WinForms includes more than 120 user interface controls you can use to fulfill the most demanding desktop or tablet application requirements. All-way customizable GridView, Form, Chart, Scheduler, RichTextBox and other essential controls enable you to build any Line of Business or Modern application in less time while staying under budget.

Unrivaled Performance and User Experience

Despite having animations and rich visual effects, Telerik UI for WinForms controls feature excellent performance aimed at helping developers like you improve your productivity and deliver better and faster applications in less time. UI for WinForms enables easy development of complex, high-performing apps by:
  • Minimizing the amount of required repainting and layout rearrangements
  • Empowering all data controls with a data engine guaranteeing blazing-fast data loading and updates
  • Allowing you to exercise fine-grained control over the component's appearance and behavior using simple CSS-like syntax, property settings or themes
  • Providing easy integration with CAB and its underlying infrastructure
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Developer Friendly and Easy to Use

Telerik WinForms controls integrate seamlessly into your Visual Studio Toolbox for quick drag and drop usage. Hundreds of demos, self-paced tutorials, videos and various other resources will get you started from day one. If you have worked with Microsoft’s Windows Forms Controls and WinForms .NET Framework, then you’ll easily work with Telerik UI for WinForms. We offer excellent documentation, and should you need any help, you will get industry-leading tech support directly from the developers who created UI for WinForms—including during your evaluation period.

Multi-Touch Support

Telerik UI for Windows Forms is the first suite on the market to provide full multi-touch support and API out-of-the-box. The multi-touch API allows you to handle touch gestures occurring on the screen and take action, depending on what you need the Telerik WinForms controls to do. We also provide a set of ready to use multi-touch enabled controls (Grid, TreeView, Panorama, etc.) and Metro UI themes to start creating touch applications for desktop and tablets right away.

Flexible Architecture for Endless Customizations

By following WPF best practices, the Telerik Presentation Framework (TPF) provides a completely customizable architecture for all WinForms controls. The uniform nature of the Telerik UI architecture makes it possible to nest control elements within controls for more flexible and modern-looking user interfaces. This unique feature allows you to achieve previously impossible visual effects without having to write any code or learn a new technology. UI for WinForms just looks better, and the controls work on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 as well as Windows 10.

Accessibility, MSAA, Coded UI

Telerik UI for WinForms is the 1st third-party Windows Forms controls toolset to comply with the latest user interface accessibility and UI automation standards—Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA) and Coded UI tests. MSAA is a great automation tool that helps you access and manipulate all UI elements in applications that support it.

UI for WinForms boasts full support for Coded UI Tests, implementing all four Coded UI Tests levels. The Coded UI Test automation functionality is available in Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2015.

Converter Tool

The Converter Tool helps to convert an application with the standard Microsoft Windows Forms controls to Telerik UI for WinForms by Progress counterparts. For example, System.Windows.Forms.Button will be converted to RadButton, DataGridView to RadGridView, and so on.

An easy-to-use wizard in Visual Studio takes you through the conversion process and allows you to select of variety of options. The tool scans all projects in your solution and converts the controls automatically.

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Built-in High DPI Support

Telerik UI for WinForms is the first suite on the market to introduce built-in HDPI support, supporting all .NET frameworks from 2.0 and up.

High DPI support solves a common problem that non-DPI aware applications have - blurry or misplaced controls, when desktop apps run on high resolution monitors. By utilizing HDPI support to your application all UI for WinForms controls will scale their UI elements in accordance to the current DPI settings automatically, hence your users will always get pixel-perfect view of the app.

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120+ WinForms UI Controls

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Progress® Telerik® UI for WinForms is available for purchase as part of Telerik DevCraft collections.

For the weekly salary of a single dev, with DevCraft Complete you get Telerik UI for WinForms alongside 12 other products, including a Reporting Solution, Telerik UI for UWP and WPF, as well as 70+ ASP.NET MVC components, 60+ ASP.NET Core components, three major releases per year, source code and technical support from the same developers who built the product.

If you opt for Telerik DevCraft, you get 12 UI suites for all .NET platforms (600+ controls), 70 mobile-ready HTML5/JS UI widgets and 6 coding, reporting and testing tools.

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Telerik UI for WinForms can save your team man years of coding and testing. Try it out and see how fast and easy it is to build desktop apps. A bunch of intuitive to use, extremely powerful and high quality UI experience components are here to make your app mesosphere-cool.

Great demos and excellent documentation are here to get you coding on your specific project within hours.

What's New

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High DPI support

Built-in high DPI Support for improved scaling in different DPI environments of your WinForms applications.

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New Material Theme

New Material Theme with flexible use of grid-based layouts, responsive animations and transitions, as well as enlightened padding and depth effects.

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RadPdfViewer - Digital Signature Support

A new functionality to display and verify documents within your application with the Digital Signature Support in RadPDFViewer.

Support and Learning

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Success Story

"By using the Telerik WinForms library, we were able to deliver new requirements fast, position our product in a different category and be able to incorporate our most innovative ideas."

Hesham Desouky, Development Manager

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Acting on Your Feedback in Telerik UI for WinForms R2 2017 SP1

New updates are here in UI for WinForms, including improved mapping, calendars, text editing and more.

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