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EZNamespaceExtensions.Net v2013     Also available -> MFC/ATL/C++ Edition


Rapid Development of Windows Shell Namespace Extensions in .Net !

EZNamespaceExtensions.Net is a framework for fast, painless and easy development of Windows Explorer namespace extensions in .Net. Namespace extension development is notorious for its difficulty, subtleties and for the sheer amount of work and time that is required. With EZNamespaceExtensions.Net's simple and well-designed API, you can concentrate on writing the functionality of your namespace extension and not worry about the hundred things that are necessary to integrate the namespace extension seamlessly into Windows Explorer and File Open/Save Dialogs.


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Adding Windows Explorer Integration to Document Management Software, Content Management Software and Virtual Drives Has Never Been This Easy!
A Registry Browser Namespace Extension Developed Using EZNamespaceExtensions

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Adding Windows Explorer Integration to Document Management Software, Content Management Software and Virtual Drives Has Never Been This Easy!

The following is just some of the types of Windows Explorer-integrated and File Open/Save Dialog-integrated software that our customers have developed using EZNamespaceExtensions :

  • Document Management Software
  • Content Management Software
  • Information Management Software
  • Virtual Drives
  • FTP programs
  • Database Browser or Front-End
  • Protocol Handlers
  • And Many More


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  • Jumpstart namespace extension development with Visual Studio IDE Project wizards.
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  • Simple, well designed and thoroughly tested API framework.
  • Develop namespace extensions in hours/days instead of weeks/months
  • Full feature support allows your namespace extension to integrate seamlessly into Windows Explorer and File Open/Save dialogs of all applications.
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  • Deploy easily using provided registration utility

Select a 'Shell Namespace Extension' Project from the 'New Project' dialog box...

...and skeletal code (based on the EZNamespaceExtensions API) for a ready-to-build-and-view namespace extension is automatically generated.

EZNamespaceExtensions.Net supports all kinds of Windows Explorer features and functionality

  • Seamless integration in Windows Explorer and File Open/Save Dialogs of all applications
  • Supports all kinds of namespace extensions : namespace extensions can be located under the Desktop, My Computer, Control Panel, Network neighborhood, a remote computer or even a file-system folder
  • Supports protocol handlers: create namespace extensions which can be accessed via a path such as "reg://HKEY_CURRENT_USER"
  • Namespace extensions look, feel and function exactly as native Windows Explorer folders
  • Folder and non-folder items
  • Multi-level sub-folders
  • Automatic sub-folder navigation
  • Context menus/background context menus
  • Choice of the default view (listview) or a completely custom view
  • Details/Report view support with multiple columns
  • Thumbnail View support
  • Group view/category support
  • Tile View support
  • Full drag-drop support from/to/within the namespace extension, including the ability to present items in the namespace extension as files and folders
  • Cut-Copy-Paste functionality
  • Icons support
  • Overlay icons support
  • Ability to integrate menu items to the main Windows Explorer frame menu and add toolbar buttons to the Windows Explorer toolbar.
  • Automatic renaming functionality for items
  • Property sheet support
  • Infotip support

Supported Tools

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.

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

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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.


Comprehensive documentation

EZNamespaceExtensions.Net comes with comprehensive and easy-to-understand documentation.

Numerous samples

Comes with many samples which demonstrate how to develop namespace extensions using EZNamespaceExtensions.Net. 


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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MFC / ATL / C++ Edition also available : Rapid development of Windows shell namespace extensions in MFC, ATL or plain VC++ projects using Visual Studio 2002, Visual Studio 2003 or Visual Studio 2005.