SXSkinComponents 1.2.1

By Alexey Sadovnikov

Freeware 21 Jan 2007

In category

Components > Component Packs > Skins and Themes Packs


Open source skinnable visual components package for Delphi and C++Builder.

Package contents:

  • TSXSkinLibrary - loads skins from skin.ini and skin.sxs files, PNG and JPEG files
  • TSXStoredSkin - adds a zipped skin to a project
  • TSXSkinForm - makes form caption and borders skinned.
  • TSXSkinPaintBox - with this control you can easily display your semi-transparent TBitmap32 image on a form.
  • TSXSkinLabel - can display transluent text of different colors and font, text with shadow and smoothed text.
  • TSXSkinImage - just displays static simple skin styles (images, text, geometrical figures, boxtiles).
  • TSXSkinButton - can display various button styles: rectangular or elliptic, with down-state or without, with glyph or without, etc.
  • TSXSkinCheckBox - can display not only various check-glyphs, but also any background style.
  • TSXSkinRadioButton - can cooperate with TSXSkinGroupBox with RadioButton glyph.
  • TSXSkinPanel - it's always transparent, used for alignment reasons only.
  • TSXSkinNotebook - works as standard stack of switchable panels.
  • TSXSkinEdit - with this control you can edit text on any background without flickering.
  • TSXSkinUpDown - two-buttons control with horisontal or vertical layout.
  • TSXSkinSpinEdit - combination of TSXSkinEdit and TSXSkinUpDown controls.
  • TSXSkinGroupBox - can have simple glyph in a caption or even CheckBox or RadioButton control instead of a caption.
Components features:
  • 100% open source
  • 100% alpha channel support
  • unmatched mouse capture engine with transparency check
  • custom effects on mouse over, mouse out, focus, unfocus and other events
  • MMX optimized
  • soft-drawn figures: rectangles, circles, round rectangles, ellipses, lines, polygons
  • soft-drawn figures fill: solid, vertical gradient, horizontal gradient
  • JPEG and PNG files are supported
  • over 180 skins
  • soft-drawn filters: lighten, darken, alpha, colormix and others (solid and gradient).


  • Status: Fully functional
  • Source: FNC
  • Size: 3 433 716kB


  • C++ Builder 2006
  • C++ Builder 6
  • Delphi 2005 (VCL)
  • Delphi 2006 (Win32)
  • Delphi 6
  • Delphi 7