Create COM add-in / plugin for Outlook,
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access in Delphi

Add-in Express™
for Microsoft® Office and Delphi® VCL

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Why Add-in Express for Office and Delphi?

Add-in Express for Office and Delphi VCL is a development tool designed to simplify and speed up the development of Microsoft Office extensions in Delphi through the consistent use of the RAD paradigm. The term "Office Extensions" covers all the customization technologies provided for Office applications. The technologies are:

Add-in Express provides a number of specialized components that allow the developer to walk through the interface-programming phase to the functional programming phase with a minimal loss of time. Add-in Express for Office and Delphi VCL hides all straits of low-level programming, and you get the GUI management for creating command bars and command bar controls. Try Add-in Express and save many weeks of coding!

Note. The documentation available on our web-site is not complete. We published only selected chapters, which give step-by-step guidance on creating Microsoft Office extensions. You can download the full Developer's Guide and Class Reference in the PDF format from the download page.

Supported IDEs and languages:

  • Delphi XE2 - Delphi 11 Alexandria

Supported versions and applications:

  • Office versions: Office 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, 365
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio, OneNote

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