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ShComboBox Control 2012   

part of Shell MegaPack


Windows Explorer-Like Drive Selection Control      Available Editions.Net  WPF  ActiveX

Add a Windows Explorer like dropdown drive-selection combobox to your application, showing all the drives, folders and even files exactly as Windows Explorer address-bar does. It supports all aspects of the combobox used by Windows Explorer, right from displaytexts, icons, overlayicons, auto-complete to virtual folders and much more.

Drop-In Control Can Be Put Right Inside Your Own Forms/Dialogs

Stop using the modal, inflexible and clumsy file and folder browser components and controls. A standard, non-modal file & folder browsing/selection UI experience right inside your own form / dialog is something that your users will appreciate.

Powerful, extensible and customizable

Change, control and customize existing behavior and functionality using a simple but powerful set of properties, methods and events.


Create a Windows Explorer clone in seconds!

When combined with FolderView and FileView, you can recreate an entire Windows Explorer Shell Browser UI right inside your form or dialog.

A Windows Explorer Clone Developed Using FolderView+FileView+ShComboBox

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  • Complete Windows Explorer look, feel and behavior with a powerful programming model and advanced customization capabilities.
  • Shows drives,folders and even files in a cascaded order exactly like Windows Explorer.
  • Full integration with the FolderView and FileView controls using simple one-line code.
  • Powerful event notifications allows complete behavior control.
  • Get complete information of a file/folder including its displayname, fullpath, checkstate, selectionstate, attributes like shortcut, shared, hidden, readonly, file and folder through the various properties and methods.
  • Programmatically execute commands like 'Delete', Cut', 'Copy' on files/folders.
  • Full control over the properties of the underlying combobox to customize its visual appearance and behavior.
  • Powerful methods for easy navigation through and enumeration of files/folders.
  • Easy and powerful programming model includes many properties, methods and events.
  • Display full path of files/folders.
  • Ability to show / hide virtual folders or files.
  • Full AutoComplete support.
  • And much more.

Supported Tools

.Net / WPF Edition
Windows Forms (WinForms), WPF and ASP.Net applications, libaries and console apps developed using C#, VB.Net, Managed C++, J# and many others .Net languages in Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2008, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2003, Visual Studio 2002. Also supports the Express editions of the above IDEs.

ActiveX Edition
MFC/ATL/C++ apps in Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2008, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2003, Visual Studio 2002, Visual C++ 6.0.
VB in Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6).
VBA in Microsoft Office (Access/ Word/ Excel) Versions 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010 and AutoCAD.
HTML/ASP, Internet Explorer, Visual Interdev.
Borland Delphi, Borland C++ Builder, dBase, RealBasic and many others

Supported OS

Supports 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions of:
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Me,
Windows 98, Windows NT

Why Select Our Products ?


Easy To Deploy

The control has no additional dependencies and is extremely easy to deploy with your application.


Focus On Quality And Customer Requirements

Apart from our own research and development, the product is also shaped by customer feedback and requirements. Our product is used in real world settings requiring industrial strength quality and rock solid performance.


Trusted By Organizations Round The World

The product is used by organizations large and small from all over the globe including Siemens, BP, Blizzard, Winzip and many others.

Reviewed By Industry & Media

Our products have received rave reviews from renowned developers and prestigious developer magazines.

No runtime fees or royalties

No runtime fees or royalties are involved when you distribute our controls with your applications.

International Language Translations Available

Fully supports Unicode and translations in various languages such as Italian, German, French, Polish, Spanish, Norwegian, Japanese and Korean are available.

Comprehensive documentation

Comes with comprehensive and easy-to-understand documentation.

Numerous samples

Comes with many samples in various programming languages which demonstrate much of the basic and advanced features and functionality of ShComboBox.


Support and Upgrade Subscription

The Support and Upgrade Subscription entitles you to free upgrades to all minor and major version updates and get prompt technical support on priority basis.

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All controls available separately as well as a part of Shell MegaPack. Buy Shell MegaPack and save at least US $137 over the price of the controls purchased separately. More savings for multiple licenses and licenses bought with Support And Upgrade Subscription.