About SocketTools Subscription

A comprehensive collection of .NET, Library and ActiveX Internet communications components.

SocketTools Subscription is a suite of Internet components and libraries for Windows software development. It provides you with every .NET class, ActiveX control and library in all three SocketTools editions. It also includes unlimited, priority technical support along with free upgrades to new versions when they’re released.

The SocketTools Subscription is a comprehensive suite of managed code .NET classes, ATL-based ActiveX controls (OCXs) and dynamic link libraries (DLLs) which can be used in a wide variety of programming languages. It provides everything that you need for any type of project, and offers real value for professional developers who use a variety of software development tools and programming languages. The subscription includes more than 80 components and libraries which can be used to develop applications that meet a wide range of needs, using virtually any development environment and programming language. It’s a great value for developers who need to work with multiple programming languages and target different platforms.

  • Supported protocols include DNS, FTP, HTTP, ICMP, IMAP4, NNTP, POP3, SMTP, SSH and TELNET. General purpose TCP and UDP client and server support is also included, along with support for both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. A single interface provides both synchronous and asynchronous network connections.
  • Secure connections are supported using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Shell (SSH) protocols. Security features in the components can be enabled with just a few lines of code and do not require any experience with data encryption or cryptography.
  • Unlimited priority technical support is included with each SocketTools Subscription, ensuring that you can get the critical help you need when building and testing your products. Response times for support questions are guaranteed to be on the same business day, and on-demand hotfixes are available when required.
  • A SocketTools subscription includes free priority support by e-mail, and access to support resources such as our knowledge base and online help. Technical reference documentation and example programs are included for each of the SocketTools editions.