IPC / PIPES Library

A component library for adding interprocess communication (IPC) capabilities to your applications through Named Pipes. Includes client, server, and external process execution components for simple peer-to-peer communication between processes.

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IPC / PIPES Library

Interprocess Communications

IPWorks IPC is a suite of components for inter-process communications (IPC) through Named Pipes. The component suite includes client, server, and remote execution components enabling straightforward peer-to-peer communication between related or unrelated processes.

Client & Server Components

Straightforward client and server components for integrating live bi-directional client-server IPC communication.

Uniform & Extensible Design

Very easy to use, with a uniform, intuitive, and extensible design. Common component interfaces across platforms and technologies.

Fully Integrated Components

Native software components for any supported development technology - with no dependencies on external libraries.

Blazing Fast Performance

Based on an optimized asynchronous socket architecture that has been actively refined for more than two decades.

Outstanding Technical Support

Backed by an expert team of support professionals. Unlimited, free Email Support. Premium Support available for a fee.

Additional Features

Detailed documentation, hundreds of sample applications, fully indexed help files, royalty-free licensing, and more.

Red Carpet Vol. 2 2020 Now Available

IPWorks S3, SecureBlackbox 2020, Kotlin, MuleSoft, and More


New IPWorks S3 toolkit is now shipping, SecureBlackbox 2020 has been updated with new components and platform support, Kotlin editions are now available across the board, and 18 new Mule Connectors have been added.

IPWorks IPC is available as part of the Red Carpet Subscription. Download IPWorks IPC or read the full update details.

Product Features

IPWorks IPC includes a set of powerful client, server, and external process execution components for adding inter-process communications to Web and Desktop applications.

  • Standard Named Pipe interfaces for one-way or duplex client/server communication.
  • A complete unified framework with a common, easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces that help you get more done.
  • Components are thread-safe on critical members.
  • Fast, robust, reliable - the components consume minimal resources.
  • Native development components for all supported platforms and component technologies.
  • Rigorously tested, rock solid components that have undergone hundreds of thousands of hours of testing both internally by our QA team and externally through customer installations.
  • Detailed reference documentation, sample applications, fully-indexed help files, and an extensive online knowledge base.
  • Backed by multi-tier professional support, including free email support and enterprise-level paid support.

Supported Platforms

.NET

.NET Framework - WinForms & ASP.NET Components

Fully-managed .NET components based on a 100% C# codebase, with no dependencies on outside native code. The edition of choice for fully-managed .NET applications.

.NET
  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#.
  • .NET Standard 2.0 and 2.1 support.
  • Support for .NET Core 3.1, 3.0, and earlier.
  • Works with Xamarin via .NET Standard.
  • Support for XCOPY deployment in ASP.NET.
  • Support for Windows IoT.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Seamless integration with Visual Studio.
  • Support for .NET 2.0 - 4.8.
  • Extensive demo applications for WinForms and WebForms (ASP.NET) written in VB.NET and C#.


ActiveX

ActiveX, Visual Basic, & ASP Components

ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. Smaller, faster, and without dependencies on external libraries. The edition of choice for distributed ActiveX or COM supported Internet applications.

ActiveX
  • Extensive demo applications for Visual Basic (VB4, VB5, and VB6), and ASP.
  • Can be used from any environment that supports ActiveX including Visual Basic, VBScript, MS Office (Access, Excel etc.), Paradox, Clarion, Visual FoxPro, and more.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.


Delphi

Delphi VCL Components

Native Delphi VCL components with no external dependencies. It features the same trustworthy components that come with other editions, available as native Delphi VCLs for real Delphi performance.

Delphi
  • Native Delphi VCL components.
  • Extensive Delphi demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for Lazarus IDE and Free Pascal.
  • Support for Embarcadero Delphi 6, 7, Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, and RAD Studio (2010, XE -> RAD Studio 10.4).


C++ Builder

Embarcadero C++ Builder VCL's

Native Embarcadero C++ Builder components, written in C++ and compiled with the C++ Builder compiler for blazing performance. The natural choice for C++ Builder programming.

C++ Builder
  • Native C++ Builder components.
  • Extensive C++ Builder demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • x86 and x64 platform support.
  • Support for Embarcadero C++ Builder 2009, C++ Builder 2010, and RAD Studio (2010, XE -> RAD Studio 10.4).


C++

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Linux / macOS)

C++ classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLLs, and C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, macOS, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The edition of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

C++
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, macOS, etc.).
  • C++ ARM Support.
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Framework for macOS & iPhone development using Swift & Objective-C (Cocoa).


Qt

Qt Class Libraries (Windows / Linux / macOS)

High-performance Qt classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLLs; and C++ libraries that can be compiled against Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, and more. The edition of choice for Qt development on any platform.

Qt
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (Windows DLLs).
  • C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, etc.).
  • Support for Qt 4.8 and Qt 5.
  • Qt GUI demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.
  • Seamless integration with Qt Creator.
  • Obfuscated source code available with the Red Carpet Subscription.


Components for Interprocess Communications

The following components are included in IPWorks IPC. Please note that due to platform limitations, not all components are available in all editions.

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IPWorks IPC includes everything needed to add Interprocess Communications to any application - on any platform or development technology.

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