Develop Windows Apps with C++Builder XE5
Fast, true native apps across many Windows versions
With C++Builder, you deliver true native compiled apps that run on all popular versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2008 & 2013. Features like touch/gesture support and the latest UI styling and features are available on all supported Windows versions, enabling you to deliver a consistent look and functionality to support more users, more easily.
Develop with the FM Application Platform to get to Windows and multi-device
Use the FM Application Platform in C++Builder XE5 to create multi-device true native apps for Windows, iOS and OS X. With the FM application platform and development framework, developers can now build apps using the same source codebase without sacrificing app quality or performance, and target the largest addressable desktop markets in the world.
Create native Windows apps with VCL
Trusted by millions of developers worldwide, the VCL (Visual Component Library) is a set of visual components for rapid development of Windows applications in the C++Builder language. VCL contains a wide variety of visual, non-visual, and utility classes building GUI, web, database, and console applications. Additions to the VCL in recent versions include customizable VCL Styles, Windows 8 support, Visual LiveBindings to simplify data connectivity in your apps, and new FireDAC data access components.
Create apps for Windows desktops and tablets
Use C++Builder XE5 to develop visually and deliver high-performance 32-bit and 64-bit native Windows apps. Your apps will run on Windows desktops and x86 based tablets with Intel and Intel Atom hardware such as Microsoft Surface Professional, Slate tablets from HP, Asus and others, as well as AMD processor based tablets from Acer, Samsung and more.
Give your apps the Windows 8 look – even on Windows 7, Vista and XP!
Both the C++Builder XE5 development environment and apps that you create with C++Builder will immediately run great on Windows 8. Project templates and the Metropolis UI make it easy to give your apps the Windows 8 modern UI look when running on Windows 8 or when running on earlier versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.
New in C++Builder XE5 for Windows app development
If you're creating or maintaining VCL apps, you'll find great new Windows app dev features introduced in XE5 and other recent versions of C++Builder.
- FireDAC database connectivity so you can connect your apps with more data, more easily
- LiveBindings so you can bind data to any property of any VCL control and connect with drag and drop simplicity
- VCL styles to apply a new look to your VCL apps and a designer to create your own styles
- Deliver 64-bit Windows versions of your apps with the C++Builder 64-bit compiler and toolchain
- VCL performance enhancements and quality improvements
Download a free trial and explore these new features!