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Shell MegaPack Case Study : AllSync


Company

Michael Thummerer Software Design
Web Site : http://www.allsync.biz/

Company Information

Michael Thummerer Software Design is the maker of AllSync - Folder Synchronization and Data Backup Software.

Problem

Need for fast, powerful and customizable set of file/folder browsing GUI controls which display the file system using the exact same names, icons, overlay icons as Windows Explorer. Specific requirements were customizable shell context menus and customizable dragdrop.

Solution

Use of Shell MegaPack ActiveX in AllSync made it easy to implement and integrate such a shell browsing functionality in the development of the backup program. File/folder management and display are an integral part of any backup program and Shell MegaPack was able to provide to functionality while maintaining the same look, feel and behavior as Windows Explorer.