Develop Windows 8 Apps with RAD Studio XE4
Give your apps Windows 8 style and functionality
With Metropolis UI in RAD Studio XE4, you can create Windows 8 apps that incorporate the latest Windows 8 styling and functionality in an easy and accessible way. Get a quick start building Windows 8 applications using Metropoilis UI project templates and Live Tile integration
Display data from your apps on the Windows 8 Start screen
Live Tile integration gives your apps running on Windows 8 Enterprise edition a presence in the Windows 8 Start Screen and even enables your applications to communicate with the tiles without having to use WinRT.
Easy path to Windows 8 for existing VCL and FireMonkey apps
Do you have existing VCL and FireMonkey apps that you want to get to Windows 8? RAD Studio XE4 makes it easy to update your apps with the latest Windows 8 UI styling and functionality. Open your existing application and convert your forms to the Windows 8 Metropolis UI style with the click of a button.
Create apps for Windows 8 Desktops and x64 tablets
Use RAD Studio XE4 to develop visually and click to compile high-performance native Windows 8 apps with Delphi and C++Builder including 64-bit apps. Your apps will run on Windows 8 desktops and tablets with Intel and Intel Atom hardware such as Microsoft Surface Pro, Slate tablets from HP, Asus and others, as well as AMD processor based tablets from Acer, Samsung and more.
The Windows 8 look – even for your Windows 7, Vista and XP apps!
Both the RAD Studio XE4 development environment and apps that you create with Delphi and C++Builder XE4 will immediately run great on Windows 8. Your apps will also run with the Windows 8 modern UI look on earlier versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP so you can support more users, more easily.