Rapid Development of Windows Shell Namespace Extensions using MFC, ATL or plain C++
EZNamespaceExtensionsMFC is a framework for fast, painless and easy development of Windows Explorer namespace extensions using MFC, ATL or plain C++. Namespace extension development is notorious for its difficulty, subtleties and for the sheer amount of work and time that is required. With EZNamespaceExtensionsMFC'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.
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
FTP programs Integrated in Windows Explorer
Database Browser or Front-End
And Many More
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
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
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