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The WinForms StatusStrip control is an extension of frameworks status strip control displays various kind of status information which get displayed at the bottom of window. Support color schemes, context menu and etc.

windows forms status strip control

Core Feature

It can hold controls like advanced track bar, progress bar, and status strip buttons.

windows forms status strip with button and progressbar

Color Schemes for Advanced Status Strip

Advanced WinForms status strip supports all three color schemes of Office 2007: silver, blue, and black. windows forms status strip with office silver style windows forms status strip with office blue style windows forms status strip with office black style

Custom Colors

Users can also apply custom colors to the advanced WinForms status strip by setting the Office color scheme to “Managed” and specifying the custom color through the ApplyManagedColors method. windows forms status strip with custom color

WinForms StatusStrip Code Example

Easily get started with the WinForms StatusStrip using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our WinForms StatusStrip Example that shows you how to render and configure the WinForms StatusStrip.

using Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools;
using System.Windows.Forms;
namespace WinFormsApp1
    public partial class Form1 : Form
        private StatusStripEx statusStripEx1;
        private ToolStripStatusLabel toolStripStatusLabel1;
        public Form1()
            this.statusStripEx1 = new StatusStripEx();
            this.toolStripStatusLabel1 = new ToolStripStatusLabel();
            this.statusStripEx1.Items.AddRange(new ToolStripItem[] { this.toolStripStatusLabel1 });
            this.statusStripEx1.Dock = DockStyleEx.Bottom;


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Syncfusion WinForms StatusStrip displays several kinds of status information in the application. Controls like StatusLabel, ProgressBar, DropDownButton, and SplitButton can be displayed at the bottom of the window.
  • Also add notification items like StatusStripLabel, StatusStripProgressBar, StatusStripDropDownButton, and StatusStripSplitButton.
  • Various built-in color schemes with color customization.
  • One of the best WinForms StatusStrip controls in the market that offers a feature-rich UI to interact with the software.
  • Simple configuration and APIs.
  • Extensive demos and documentation to learn quickly and get started with WinForms StatusStrip.

You can find our WinForms StatusStrip demo on

GitHub location.

No, this is a commercial product and requires a paid license. However, a free community license is also available for companies and individuals whose organizations have less than $1 million USD in annual gross revenue, 5 or fewer developers, and 10 or fewer total employees.

A good place to start would be our comprehensive getting started documentation.

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