ANN: LMD-Tools 8.02 released (Freeware + Full versions)

2007-11-17 01:24:46 AM
Version 8.02 of LMD-Tools is available now (VCL Win32 and VCL.NET). A new
release of the freeware version (LMD-Tools SE) can be found in public
download area on our web site as well.
Delphi 2007.NET packages are available as well. Check History to review
latest changes:
LMD-Tools 8.X is a collection of up to 426 native VCL components that can be
compiled into your application royalty free, and without the need of
additional files for distribution. Buttons, Dialogs, Multimedia, System,
Data-aware, Container, Standard, Label, and Extended controls will allow the
developer to produce professional applications, quicker and easier than ever
If you are looking for enhanced functionality of existing components in the
VCL, or just want to add that personal touch to your application, LMD Tools
has a solution to fit you. And it ships with a vast array of sample projects
and demos for all of the components found in the package.
New features in release 8 are (among others):
* Up to 30 new controls in LMD-Tools CE!
* Complete new common LMD 2007 Runtime (shared with LMD ElPack 6 and LMD
IDE-Tools). Check the LMD 2007 Package Structure for more info:
* Support of Vista features - even in IDEs before Delphi/C++ 2007! Including
updated TLMDTaskDialog (now with HTML and Unicode support) - use vista style
dialogs even on non-Vista systems!
* New theme engine! Use any standard .MSStyles file to apply themes/skinning
to you applications. Note: Use of ThemeEngine is fully optional. Sourcecode
user can switch off themes support with one compiler switch.
* Unicode support for several controls, unicode routines in shared runtime,
Form Wizard for generating forms with unicode enabled captions.
* New native, unicode enabled RegExpression engine
* New native PNG support!
* New native XML engine
* New native ZLIB support (no use of C++ object files!)
* New Cab-files compression support
* New TLMDBitmap class which allows loading of JPEG, GIF and other image
formats without need of additional supporter files.
* New HTML Renderer engine with image/link support
* New LMD ChartPack package for LMD-Tools CE user!
* New TLMDMLGen component for template generated data output
* Updated standalone packages: E.g. LMD ScriptPack and LMD DesignPack in
updated versions with many new features (e.g. Unicode support)!
* And many other new features along with minor enhancements like updated
container component editors, new TLMDGraphicList editor, enhancements to
existing controls etc.
Supported IDEs are Delphi 5 - 8, 2005, CBuilder 5+6, BDS 2006 (including
Turbo versions) and CRS 2007. VCL.NET compatible packages are available.
Besides that each LMD-Tools license covers LMD-Tools 3.5/5.X license as well
(supporting all previous Delphi and CBuilder versions).
LMD-Tools is available in 4 different editions. From completely free
LMD-Tools SE package up to CE (Complete Edition). Comparison chart for
different LMD-Tools packages can be found here:
Take a look at the Component Overview to check out which controls are
included in different packages:
LMD-Tools can be also purchased as part of the new LMD VCL Complete package,
which includes all VCL products created by LMD Innovative. For more info
Feature Matrix
To learn more about other LMD products visit the General Product Page:
If you are interested in purchasing check out the Order Page:
For downloading latest trials or free LMD-Tools SE editions visit the public
download area at:
List of available subpackages (LMD standalone packages)
LMD BarPack provides components which help you to enhance your projects with
advanced bar controls (ExplorerBar and SectionBar).
LMD ChartPack was designed for clear and efficient graphic representation of
data in VCL applications. Several most popular 2D and 3D chart types are
LMD DesignPack controls enhance your projects with advanced designing
features - e.g. by adding an object inspector, extended form designer or
LMD FxPack was designed to help you adding exciting splash screens or form
transitions to your applications - select from over 70 families of animation
and transition effects which again provide hundreds of different variations.
LMD RichPack contains several controls (based on MS RichEdit DLL) allowing
integration of text editor functionality into your application.
LMD ScriptPack enables Delphi/CBuilder applications to support active
scripting languages installed in Windows Scripting Host (such as VB Script,
Java Script, Perl, Python, Lua, Tcl, Rexx etc).
LMD SearchPack supports you integrating advanced search features (e.g. for
HTML files including support for wildcards and AND, OR, NEAR and NOT
LMD ShellPack contains controls which help creating Windows Explorer like
projects and solving shell/system related tasks.
LMD SysPack controls are used for retrieving extensive system information.
LMD StoragePack controls are used to save/restore configuration data.
Possible target formats are the Registry or Ini-, XML- and binary files.
LMD WebPack helps you to integrate advanced webbased features like updates
via internet, display of news items, scanning of web sites or HTML pages.
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