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Please note that the information and components on these page are
only of use to developers using CodeGear or Embarcadero Delphi development tools.

All these component may also be found in the RAD Studio Partner Catalog.
All have been tested on Delphi 7 to 2010, XE to XE6 for Win32 and Win64.

File Transfer Components  Last Updated: 24 Jul 2013

Magenta Systems File Transfer Components comprise three Delphi components, TMagFtp, TMagHttp and TMagFileCopy, the first two of which are high level descendants of the ICS TFtpClient and THttpCli components, all allowing transfer of multiple files and subdirectories with a single function call.

The three components handle file listing from FTP, HTTP and disk volumes, and multiple file copying. They also include optional zipping or unzipping (requires TVCLZip component). There are numerous options available, including copying only newer files, deleting old target files, deletion after transfer, resumed failed FTP downloads and uploads, and a progress events with various levels of information for logging or display, depending upon application requirements that allows transfers to be cancelled. FTP and file copying supports files larger than 2 gigs (64-bit).


Delphi TMagRas Component   Last Updated: 17 Apr 2014 

TMagRas is a set of installable Delphi non-visual components supplied with several demo and example programs and a help file, for accessing Dial Up Networking or Remote Access Services functions. It allows Delphi developers to add full RAS functionality to their applications, including dialling and monitoring multiple connections, creating and editing phonebooks (without using Windows dialogs), and getting performance information for connections. TMagRas supports Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 8 and 2012. MagRas 6.00 and later fully support Unicode with Delphi 2009 and later.


Components for Internet Component Suite (ICS)   Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014 

Various free components written by Magenta Systems Ltd to extend the François Piette's Internet Component Suite (ICS), which is available from http://www.overbyte.be/, including:

  • Magenta Mail Queue Component
  • Magenta IP Log Streaming Component
  • Threaded Ping Component and Trace Route Demo
  • Whois Component and Demo
  • DecMimeEx Component  
  • SNTP Time Client and Server Components

ICS source code and SSL libraries may also be downloaded from here.


Code Signing Trust and Certificate Check component    Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

The Code Signing Trust and Certificate Check component functions are designed for Code Signing, aka Microsoft Authenticode, and specifically to check that programs are signed and not corrupted.


Check Disk and Format Disk Component   Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

The Check Disk and Format Disk component is a Delphi wrapper around the Windows APIs exported by fmifs.dll, which are used to format fixed or removable disk drives and perform disk checks on Windows NT4 and later. It supports any local disk drive that has been assigned a drive letter by Windows, just like the normal format and check disk tools in Windows.


WMI and SMART Component  Last Updated: 5 Aug 2013 

Magenta Systems WMI and SMART Component contains WMI, SMART and SCSI PassThrough functions, of particular use for getting hard disk information and configuring network adaptors, but also for many other general uses.

MagWMI which allows access and update of windows system information using Windows Management Instrumentation. MagWMI provides general view access to any WMI information using SQL like commands, and also a number of dedicated function relating to TCP/IP configuration, such as setting the adaptor IP addresses, the computer name, domain/workgroup, BIOS and disk drive information. There are also disk drive functions avoiding WMI, to map physical and SCSI bus disk drives, getting disk information, sizes and serial numbers. For ATA drives, SMART disk failing and fault information may be accessed. Most functions return information in simple string arrays or structures, for easy access in other applications.


Windows XPE Enhanced Write Filter header conversion  Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

The Windows XP Embedded Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) is used to protect one or more disk volumes by intercepting write requests to the volume and redirecting it to an overlay volume, either RAM or another disk. Note the EWF header conversion is only useful on Windows XP Embedded with the Enhanced Write Filter DLL installed. It is not available on Windows XP Pro, or other operating systems.


Internet Protocol Helper Component  Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

Magenta Systems Internet Protocol Helper Component is a set of functions implementing the the Internet Protocol Helper (IP Helper) APIs. They enable the retrieval and modification of network configuration settings for the local computer. The component loads all functions dynamically so applications will still run on earlier Windows versions that did not support certain IP Helper functions. The component returns the various parameters returned by the APIs as Delphi records, for ease of integration into applications.


Internet Packet Monitoring Components  Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

Magenta Systems Internet Packet Monitoring Components are a set of Delphi components designed to capture and monitor internet packets using either raw sockets or the WinPcap device driver. Hardware permitting, ethernet packets may be captured and interpreted, and statistics maintained about the traffic. Uses of packet monitoring include totalling internet traffic by IP address and service, monitoring external or internal IP addresses and services accessed, network diagnostics, and many other applications. The component includes two demonstration applications, one that displays raw packets, the other that totals internet traffic. The components include various filters to reduce the number of packets that need to be processed, by allowing specific IP addresses to be ignored, LAN mask to ignore local traffic, and ignore non-IP traffic such as ARP.


Delphi Registry and Initialisation Variables Code Generator  Last Updated: 2 Sep 2010 

Delphvar is a Pascal code generator for the Delphi programming language, designed to assist in the saving and restoring of component properties to and from both the registry and INI files.


TDESCrypt component   Last Updated: 13 Sep 2012 

TDESCrypt component created by Herzog Samuel, that encrypts a given input string by using DES. The code has been translated from crypt.c (Unix GNU Library).  The component allows user names and passwords to be encoded into a format suitable for use with UNIX systems, in particular for the Apache web server running on UNIX to restrict access to your web site to authorised users. This allows new users to be added to the .htpasswd file locally on the PC, without needing to run a script while online to encode the passwords.


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