Ribbon was one of the feature introduced by Microsoft in their applications. Office 2007 had ribbon feature and now many of the in build tools in Windows 7 like Paint, Wordpad etc feature ribbon. Visual Ribbon Creator (VRC) is a flexible tool for Windows 7 Applications Developers to create a Windows 7 Ribbon visually for their applications. With this tool, you can easily build the ribbon feature for applications. The interface of application is simple and easy to use.
- Supports Ribbon Elements: Commands, Application Menu, Tabs, Contextual Tabs, Groups, Buttons, Drop Down Buttons, Font Controls, Color Selection Controls
- Unlimited undo/redo
- Automatically converts supported image files (BMP,JPG,PNG,GIF) to 32-bit Ribbon BMP files.
- Generates a ready-to-be-used DLL (Supports both x86 and x64 DLL generation).
- Command-Line build for scripting/batch file usage.
- Automatic updates
VRC basic edition is free, and it generates a ready-to-use Ribbon DLL and includes a tab with copyright information. VRC needs Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010 or VC++ Express to be installed. Windows 7 SDK is also required. However you are not forced to use it from C++, as it generates a DLL that can be used by any other programming language.