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Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! All PIC side code generators UPGRADED for latest compilers and development environments.
Quickly develop powerful USB HID projects for 8-bit USB-capable processors from Microchip, using compilers from Microchip and others. HIDmaker FS 2 uses a combination of high level language code in the parts of the project that you work with, with fast assembly language for the USB libraries that you should leave alone. This gives you better performance, and more choices for programming languages & compilers for your PIC code!
- Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! Works with Microchip C18 and XC8 compilers, melabs PICBASIC Pro 3, Microchip MPASM Assembler
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Works with latest Microchip XC8 compilers. (Works with both the free version of this compiler and the Pro version.)
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Generates MPLAB X project files for all PIC side code generators, which lets you use the latest Microchip tools and processors.
- Also generates MPLAB 8 project files for all PIC side code generators, so you can work faster, with fewer IDE bugs. Great for maintaining and upgrading your existing projects, without having to learn an entirely new tool suite.
Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! All PC Side Code Generators UPGRADED for Latest Compilers.
Generate CUSTOM source code for YOUR favorite PC compilers, and use their latest features and capabilities, including new frameworks, styling of your project's PC program, 64-bit and 32-bit compile targets, and more. Give your project a powerful, easy to use, great looking PC side front end, that will captivate your customers!
- Lets you use YOUR favorite programming language: Supports C#, Visual Basic, and C++ programming languages with Microsoft Visual Studio
- Complete solution for each compiler! Generates ready to compile and run source code AND Visual Studio project files
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Tested with .NET versions up to 4.6
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Added new code generator for Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) projects for C# (Visual Basic coming soon)
- Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! Updated code generators for Microsoft WinForms projects for C#
- Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! Updated code generators for Microsoft WinForms projects for Visual C++ -- Both .NET and MFC
Embarcadero (Formerly Borland) Compilers:
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Updated code generators for latest versions of Embarcadero Delphi and C++ Builder
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! 64-bit and 32-bit compile targets
- Compile directly to simple EXE files -- easiest to install on your end user's PC
- Customize the generated UI using the vast number of supplied, 3rd party free, or low cost VCL screen controls. Make your UI look stunning!
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! Compatible with VCL Styling as offered by newer Embarcadero compilers. You can even let your users choose their preferred visual styling!
Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! New version 1.4 of HIDagent
HIDagent makes it possible for HIDmaker's PC code to be easy to understand and use. Important HIDagent enhancements and fixes.
- NEW in HIDmaker FS 2! 64-bit and 32-bit versions of new HIDagent v1.4, and new generated code for all PC compilers, that knows how to use the right one.
- Enhanced in HIDmaker FS 2! Important fixes for HIDagent, that fix problems caused by Windows 8.1 and later API bugs, that caused improper behavior of PC programs during startup or surprise connections and disconnections of devices. Problems solved!
- Click here to learn more about HIDagent -- a HIDmaker exclusive!
Want to be able to work with 32-bit and 16-bit PIC devices too? Learn about new HIDmaker 32 v2 here.
Are you a registered HIDmaker user (any version)? Contact us about our insanely low upgrade prices! (Limited time only)