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Windows Development

Develop Windows Apps with RAD Studio 10 Seattle

New! Ride the Windows 10 Wave - Take Your Applications and Customers to Windows 10

Windows 10 is the most significant PC release in many years and it is a big opportunity for software developers.

Windows 10 is experiencing rapid adoption and is expected to be on 1 Billion devices within the next few years. Now is the time to move apps and users onto Windows 10. With RAD Studio 10 Seattle, bring those new Windows 10 platform features into your apps quickly and easily. New VCL User Interface Controls, WinRT and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Components and APIs, give developers easy access to new Windows 10 services including Notifications, Contracts, and much more!

Read the Windows 10: The Big New Opportunity for Developers whitepaper; an in depth look into why RAD Studio developers are ideally placed to take advantage of Windows 10 and why now is the time to develop and deploy Windows 10 applications.


Quickly and Easily Bring Your VCL App to Windows 10

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 Delphi Object Pascal language and standard C++. VCL contains a wide variety of visual, non-visual, and utility classes building GUI, web, database, and console applications.

Additions to the VCL in RAD Studio 10 Seattle includes a huge update for Windows 10 VCL Controls!

New in 10 Seattle!

ActivityIndicator VCL control


New in 10 Seattle!

RelativePanel VCL control


New in 10 Seattle!

SearchBox VCL control


New in 10 Seattle!

SplitView VCL control


New in 10 Seattle!

ToggleSwitch VCL control



  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Object Inspector to set component properties and events
  • New in 10 Seattle! High-DPI Awareness and 4K monitors support, plus Windows 8.1/10 multi-monitor support for VCL applications
  • New in 10 Seattle! New custom VCL controls corresponding to some of the new Windows 10 UI controls, which can also be used on previous version of Windows
  • New in 10 Seattle! New ActivityIndicator VCL control
  • New in 10 Seattle! New SearchBox VCL control
  • New in 10 Seattle! New RelativePanel VCL control
  • New in 10 Seattle! New ToggleSwitch VCL control
  • New in 10 Seattle! New SplitView VCL control
  • New in 10 Seattle! Modern looking SelectDirectory function
  • New in 10 Seattle! Windows 10 specific VCL styles, to build applications matching Microsoft’s Modern look and feel
  • New in 10 Seattle! VCL Styling improvements, including support for styling common dialogs and the TWebBrowser component
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Premium styles including TabletLight, Sky, and Glow VCL styles

FireMonkey Framework has been Updated for Android, iOS, OS X, and Windows 10!

Use the FireMonkey framework in RAD Studio to create multi-device true native apps for Windows 10, Android, iOS and OS X.

There are a lot of Windows enhancements to the FireMonkey platform in 10 Seattle.

  • New in 10 Seattle! Native style presentation for Windows for Edit and Memo platform controls
  • New in 10 Seattle! FireMonkey controls zOrder support for Windows
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! MultiView component to create a UI that adapts to the form factor, from mobile to tablet, from portrait to landscape. Now with specific support for Windows 10 UI.
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Specific TSwitch behavior for Windows 10 UI
  • Enhanced in 10 Seattle! Notification Center Component for using notifications in your iOS and Android applications, including notification sound and now supporting also Windows 10 Notifications
  • New in 10 Seattle! StyleViewer for Windows 10 Style in Bitmap Style Designer
  • … and much more!

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Create Apps for Windows Desktops and Tablets

Use RAD Studio 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 10 Look and Feel

Project templates and the Metropolis UI make it easy to give your apps the Windows 8 modern UI look when running on Windows 10, 8 and 8.1 or Windows 7.

Check out the RAD Studio 10 Seattle What’s New page for a complete listing!

Incredible Windows 10 Support

Delphi and C++Builder developers will be able to rapidly update their VCL and FMX applications to take full advantage of the Windows 10 wave. Support includes Windows 10 and native WinRT/UWP components and APIs, Windows 10 VCL User Experience controls, and updated Windows 10 FMX support.

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Double the IDE Project Power

"Behind the Scenes" this release introduces a re-architected product and build management system that effectively doubles the project size capacity resulting in higher stability and performance when dealing with large projects, particularly multi-platform projects. As a developer if you've experienced limitations or issues with large projects, this release is the must have upgrade.

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Quality and Stability and Documentation

Major changes and improvements have been made to the development, testing, and documentation processes to better accommodate the many platforms and languages that RAD Studio now supports as well as to introduce new features and functionality across all supported platforms and languages with higher quality, stability, and documentation. RAD Studio 10 stands to be the new benchmark for quality, documentation, and stability. Download a free 30-day license and explore these new features!

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