Enterprise-class toolkit for Windows store applications
40+ unique controls including the fastest grid and chart in the market
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$399
Includes one year of support and updates. Bonus—get Windows Phone free!
Comprehensive toolkit with
40+
unique controls
Essential Studio for WinRT contains all the controls you need to build line-of-business tablet applications including grid, chart, map, SSRS report viewer, rich-text viewer, gauges, barcode, editors, and much more. It also includes a unique set of controls for reading and writing Excel, Word, and PDF documents in Windows store apps.
Grid
Essential Grid for WinRT is a high performance grid component that has been built from the ground up for achieving the best possible performance on the WinRT platform even when deployed on to low powered ARM and Atom devices. It offers smooth and responsive touch scrolling even when display hundreds of thousands of records. Essential Grid also includes several advanced features like interactive grouping, sorting, filtering and displaying summary rows.
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Chart
Essential Chart for WinRT is a high-performance, visually stunning charting component that is easy to use. It includes common chart types ranging from line charts to specialized financial charts. It incorporates DirectX rendering to deliver the best possible performance.
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Maps
Essential Maps for WinRT is a powerful data-visualization control that can be used to articulate data as a map. It is frequently used in financial dashboards for plotting sales across geography.
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Schedule
Essential Schedule for WinRT is a powerful scheduler control with an user interface similar to the built-in Windows 8 calendar. It provides all the common scheduling functionalities to create and manage appointments as well as exposes a touch friendly UI to perform all common operations like adding, editing, copy pasting, re-scheduling and re-sizing appointments. The calendar layout can also be viewed in Day, Week, Month, Resources and Timeline views.
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Treemap
The Treemap control provides a simple but effective way to visualize flat or hierarchical data as clustered rectangles with a specific weighted attribute determining the size of the rectangle.
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Rich-Text Editor
The rich-text editor provides the capability to view DOC, DOCX and RTF file formats from within your windows store applications. The current beta version does not allow editing the files.
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PDF Viewer
The PDF viewer control enables your applications to view PDF documents within the application user interface instead of having to launch an external application. All interactions are optimized for touch.
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SSRS Report Viewer
The report viewer control provides the capability to view RDL reports deployed on SSRS from within windows store applications. All interactions are touch friendly and provides users a delightful experience viewing reports on tablets.
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Diagram
Essential Diagram for WinRT creates feature-rich diagrams for Windows store applications. It can compose diagrams and workflows visually, using touch interactions, or automatically, laying out elements according to set rules.
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Radial Menu
The radial menu displays a hierarchical menu in a circular layout optimized for touch devices. Typically used as a context menu, it can expose more menu items in the same space than traditional menus.
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Radial Slider
The radial slider provides an optimized interface for selecting a numeric value using touch interface.
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Sparkline
The Sparkline chart is a small light-weight chart drawn without axes. It is very useful to quickly visualize a trend and is commonly used in cells inside a grid control.
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Range Navigator
The Range navigator control provides an effective interface to select a time range from a date axis. It is commonly used in financial dashboards to filter the time range for which the data is visualized. The interface is also optimized for touch.
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Busy Indicators
Busy indicator control includes over 30 pre-built animations that can be shown within your applications.
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Color Picker
The color picker control exposes color selection through a touch friendly interface. All settings including the RGB values can be manipulated purely using touch.
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Color Palette
Color palette lets users select colors from a list of available swatches.
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Date Picker
The date picker provides an interface for quickly selecting dates on touch devices.
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Date Picker Combo
Date picker interface similar to the one found on some native Windows 8 applications.
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Time Picker
The time picker provides an interface for quickly selecting time intervals on touch devices.
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XlsIO
Essential XlsIO is a powerful class library that enables Windows store applications to read and write Microsoft Excel files. It exposes a comprehensive object model that covers most of the functionality Excel itself offers, making it possible to create reports that contain advanced elements like charts and pivot tables. All versions of Excel 97-2013 are supported.
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DocIO
Essential DocIO is a class library that enables Windows store applications to read and write Microsoft Word files. Its object model covers most of the functionality Word offers. Create reports with advanced elements like headers, footers, bookmarks, styles, and tables. All versions of Word 97-2013 are supported.
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PDF
Essential PDF is a class library that enables Windows store applications to read and write Adobe PDF files. It has an object model that provides most of the functionality offered in a PDF, making it possible to create reports with advanced elements like headers, footers, bookmarks, styles, and tables. It is even possible to fill form fields in existing PDF documents and secure them with a password.
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Hub Tile
Hub tiles, a type of content control, display live tiles within an application user interface. Content updates are shown through a variety of animations, similar to the live tile updates of the Windows 8 start screen.
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Radial Gauge
The radial gauge is a highly customizable gauge control used to visualize a given value over a circular scale. All its elements—scales, ticks, pointers, and labels—can be customized as needed.
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Linear Gauge
The linear gauge control is used to visualize a given value over a linear scale like a thermometer. All its elements—scales, ticks, pointers, and labels—can be customized as needed.
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Digital Gauge
Digital gauge can be used to display numeric values similar to a LED display.
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Bullet Graph
The bullet graph is similar to the commonly used bar chart but can convey much more information within the same space.
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Barcode
The barcode control lets you display one of the included 12 barcode types within your applications. Supported symbologies also includes the popular QR code.
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Tree Navigator
The tree navigator control provides a unique interface that can expand a tree structure in-place without taking up more space on the screen.
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Accordion
The accordion control provides an interface where long list of items can be collapsed and one of more items can be expanded on demand. This is useful in dashboard views where space is a constraint.
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