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May 21, 2009

VisualStyler.Net is licensed to Ice Tea Group LLC, Ice Tea Group are the worlds leading Gupta migration experts, as part of their roadmap for 2009 / 2010, they were lookin to enhance their existing .NET PPJ framework by integrating professional skinning and ribbon components. During their research Ice Tea Group needed a skinning product that could do all the following:-

  • Must skin all system and windows forms controls.
  • Must Skin all system and common dialogs components.
  • Must skin 3rd party controls such as the ComponentOne FlexGrid component.
  • Must Support older versions of windows that don’t have theme support.
  • Must fully support the industry standard Windows XP visual style format.
  • Must support for 32-bit and 64-bit platforms, and not wow64 mode !

After evaluating all of the current skinning products on the market, VisualStyler.Net was found to be the only skinning product available that supports all of the above features, making it the best skinning engine for .NET developers available today, read more about this annoucement on the Ice Tea Group web site here.

May 1, 2009

Competitive upgrade options now available for all products, existing customers can now upgrade to another product for just the difference in cost between your current product and the product you wish to upgrade to. You can easily upgrade by selecting the appropriate upgrade option for your current product from our online store.

December 12, 2008

Major new updates to all products  were introduced which now support all x86 64-bit   platforms. All products now skin the entire set of windows forms .net controls including the DataGrid, DataGridColumn and ToolStrip controls. Developers can also select from a choice of three fully skinned ToolStrip rendering modes.

July 25, 2008

All native winforms controls  are now supported by all of our products in the latest release of AquaSkin, VistaSkin and OSSkin, these releases also have full support for background images, control transparency and color customization.

May 16, 2008

Dynamic Aero style shadows are now included with all products. This stunning new feature will literally make your application forms and dialogs spring to life on all platforms!

March 19, 2008

A promotional 25% discount is offered on our new product OSSkin.Net during the months of March and April. We have also announced a 30-day money back guarantee on all of our products as standard!

March 17, 2008

Website is updated, added new product screenshots, and new support sections for installation,  upgrading and activating out products.

Feb 10, 2008

OSSkin v1.0 is released, now developers can instantly skin their apps from a choice of 10 popular OS themes and styles.

Feb 10, 2008

VistaSkin v1.1 is released, this maintenance release add enhanced support for tabPage backgrounds.

Feb 1, 2008

VistaSkin v1.0 is released, following in the steps of AquaSkin, SkinSoft have released VistaSkin. Now you can ship your products with accurate Windows Vista Aero styles on any platform from Windows 2000+.

Jan 8, 2008

AquaSkin V1.0 is released, a low-cost skinning component that has direct built-in skin support for the popular OS-X Aqua theme. The component automatically applies Aqua styles throughout your entire application GUI, without the need for coding or rework.