A tool for viewing and handling COM (Component Objects Model) entities within a small friendly environment alongside great features
For starters, a COM is represented through a binary standard that relates to software components. Firstly released back in 1993 by Microsoft, this standard has been used since then to authorize the communication between processes as well as the creation of active objects in more than one programming language and even numerous frameworks or technologies from the same developer such as ActiveX, DirectX, OLE, COM+ or the Windows shell / runtime.
As the graphical user interface of COMView is clearly intended towards functionality rather than looks, this particular piece of software, as a whole, addresses a small group of advanced users within the community. This, in tandem with the required level of know-how, is clearly the case for a specialized application intended for a specific crowd of users. You can rapidly and effortlessly browse object classes, type libraries, interfaces, application IDs or component categories.
Overall, the COMView computer program does a pretty good job for a certain user category that are on the lookout for software that can help them check file, Typelib, CLSID, ProgID or AppID links as well as connect to various source interfaces in order to display occurring events. COMView is all about functionality because it is tailored for more than just the average user.
Reviewed by Alexandru Pintilie, last updated on May 25th, 2014
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What's New in This Release:
- Bugfix: in v2.9.11, the change implemented in v2.9.10 didn't work anymore.
Application descriptionCOMView is a Win32 GUI tool to view, run and test COM (ActiveX, OCX) binaries. It will give an overview of what C...