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ABF Visual Components Library (Ver

ABF Visual Components Library is a suite for developers of any professional skill, who prefer to create own application as fast as possible with the guarantee of high quality and high performance. Product is compatible with all 32-bit versions of Borland Delphi and C++Builder. ABF VCL contains all abfXXX products which were available as separate packages before. This huge components set contains more then 60 components and controls for different purposes.

ABF VCL is distributed on a Try Before You Buy basis, so you can download and evaluate it absolutely free. Only a Trial Version of this library can be freely distributed. Customers who register for the current version of product will be entitled to free minor updates.


ABF Visual Components Library contains following parts:


A freeware part of the ABF Visual Components Library, contains the set of powerful and easy-to-use common components and controls, lots of classes and procedures.


Contains routines for working with APM (Advanced Power Management). Very useful in system, diagnostic, tray-oriented and demonstration programs, when you need to control the system power behavior manually.


Contains a set of combo-box styled controls, such as color or font picker for example. You can easily create combo-boxes of Flat, Etched or MS Office 2000 style using these controls.


Contains a set of enhanced and fixed common controls, such as List View with sorting arrows, Track Bar without selection area, and so on.


Contains a set of easy-to-use dialog components. You can show any dialog by one line of code or by one click in design time. Also contains a set of powerful MessageDlg styled functions.


Contains a set of enhanced editor styled controls, such as numeric edit or editor with button.


Contains a set of components that allow you to easily add different visual effects into your programs.


Contains a set of label controls. You can easily output any information using these controls. Labels support many visual effects.


Contains a set of menu-oriented components. Now you can easily add items into system menus of any window. The example of windows shell extension is also included.
abfSystemMenuItemabfSystemMenuInserterabfPopupMenu   Shell menu extension DLL template


Contains status-bar oriented components: an enhances Status Bar control and a satellite component that allows inserting any controls (panels, buttons, images, and so on) into any panel of Status Bar.


Contains unique components to control Windows Address Book. You can easily get a full access to the integrated Address Book just by dropping our component to the form.


Also contains lots of classes, procedures and other useful tools. All this routines are based on our strong experience, and are still filling up.


  • Borland Delphi 3 (and higher) or C++Builder 3 (and higher).
  • OS: Windows 95/98/Me/NT4/2000/XP.


How to buy

The trial version of ABF VCL will only work if the Delphi/C++Builder IDE is running. You may use the trial version up to 30 days to decide is the product matched your requirements. If you like ABF VCL and decide to get a full featured version, you will need to buy it. You can buy ABF VCL on-line either by credit card, bank transfer or check. Ordering by Phone, FAX, and postal mail is also available:
  • Full version of the ABF VCL one developer license (without source):
  • Full version of the ABF VCL one developer license:
  • Full version of the ABF VCL site license:
You will receive a registration email with password within 12 hours after we have received your order. If you haven't received your registration during this period, please contact our sales department to determine and solve the problem.


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