Ultimate Suite
2023 R1

New Controls to Modernize your PB Applications with Minimum Efforts

Ultimate Suite for PowerBuilder includes 43 PB controls, 12 types of charts, and dozens of UI themes to drastically modernize your application's UI and UX with minimal changes to your code.

Quickly improve your UI with new controls and new ways of navigating in your application.


What's New in Ultimate Suite 2023

Taskbar Buttons

Upgrade your applications by adding notifications and actions to the Windows taskbar.

You can:

  • add an overlay image,
  • display progress,
  • add taskbar toolbar buttons.

Window Selector

With the Ultimate Suite window selector, users can see all the pages open in the PowerBuilder application, and navigate from one to another as they would with the Alt+Tab command in Windows.

This control supports PowerDock and MDI windows.
You can also pass in any windows you want to display.



The Breadcrumb control helps users navigate through your PowerBuilder application. It indicates the location of the current page in a hierarchy, helping users to understand where they are.

The Breadcrumb also gives access to higher levels of the hierarchy with a single click.

Add a breadcrumb control in you PowerBuilder Application

Filter and Sort your DataWindows

PowerFilter 2.0 is now fully integrated to Ultimate Suite for PowerBuilder

This new version offers

  • New design
  • New options
  • Enhanced performance
  • Suport Support for high data volume
  • And more

Export Fully functionnal Animated Graphs

Share interactive Charts

  • by e-mail
  • on a website
  • via Sharepoint
  • in PowerPoint presentations

A single HTML file contains the complete and functional chart with its data, animations and pop-ups.

Fuzzy Search

Simplify search with the "Fuzzy Search" control that will allow users to easily find what they are looking for with no need to know the exact terms.


This new control allows you to add pagination with flat design in your PowerBuilder applications.
You can define the total number of pages, the start page, the font size...

Pagination Control


Easily Modernize Existing PB Objects

Ribbon Menu

You can dynamically convert your PB menu into a Ribbon menu, with no change in your business and security logic:

Messageboxes and Modal Windows

Apply a Windows 10 Style banner to your message boxes and modal Windows, simply by adding a prefix to your calls.

For instance: gnv_message.MessageBox("My Title", "This is my message.") will redirect the calls to leverage the Ultimate Suite Messagebox and Modal Window ancestors.

Example of USPB messagebox with a Windows 10-like style

Example of USPB Modal Windows with a Windows 10-like style

Convert Existing Graph DataWindows

If your application includes Powerbuilder Graph DataWindows, you can use them as datasources to generate modern graphs instantly.

  1. Open the Chart Painter
  2. Select your Graph DataWindow
  3. Customize the design if needed
  4. That's it!

Add New Controls to a PB Application

Modern Dashboards

Easily build modern dashboards to add data visualization and analysis features with animated charts and gauges.

Adding USPB dashboards to PB applications requires little time and dramatically improves the user experience.
The dashboard items can be easily connected to existing windows so you can determine what happens when a user clicks on any part of a graph. Note
Implementing a USPB dashboard will have no impact on the business logic or existing objects in your PB application.

Modern PB Dashboards

Toast Notifications

Notify the users about important events that need their attention on top of the on-going tasks. You can add a long text to the notification or cut it off with a "Read More" link. You can choose from three animation styles - fade in, slide left or slide up.

Excel-like Filter & Sort

Add Excel-like Filter & Sort feature to existing DataWindows. This will help users manipulate large volumes of data, through excel-like features they are already familiar with.

Modernize Your Application Now

Give a Modern Look to Your PowerBuilder Application

20+ Controls to Modernize your Application

Improve User Experience with a modern UI, enriched with new controls and new ways of navigating in your application.

Instant Facelift

Give it a fresh, updated look and feel with dozens of Built in Themes and Styles.

Legacy Apps

Quickly revamp Legacy Applications.

Ribbon Style Menu

Ribbon Style Menu is a replacement for the PowerBuilder menu. It gives users a ribbon style UI.
With a few tweaks to your PB menu you can:

  • Group relevant functions into tabs.
  • Expose more functionality to your users.
  • Move common functions to the Program Tab menu.
  • Organize your menu items with large and small icons or use a drop down menu.
  • Add frequently used functions to a quick access toolbar.
  • Allow users to collapse ribbon to maximize screen size.

Docking System

The Docking System acts as a replacement to PowerBuilder's traditional MDI frame window. It gives users a tabbed interface to navigate between open windows. Additionally, it allows you to dock and pin commonly used functions to the top, bottom, left, or right sides of the window.

Other features include:

  • Floating document tabs.
  • Dynamically change a dock panels size and pinned\unpinned state.
  • Trigger events on the active document or all documents.
  • Use traditional MDI instead of the tabbed document interface.

Tile Menu

PowerTiles is a Windows tiles control that can be used for better navigation within your application. The design is responsive which means the layout will adjust to the size of the container that it's in (when resized by the container).

Use this control to quickly present users with core options and functionality available in your application.

Windows Responsive Tile

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Built In Themes and Styles

Ultimate Suite offers dozen of PowerBuilder Pre-built color themes including: Blue, Silver, Grey, Windows 10 Black, Windows 10 Blue, Windows 10 Olive, Windows 10 Silver, Blue, Black, Classic, Olive, Silver.

Each control can use one of the predefined themes in Ultimate Suite for PowerBuilder. Choose from a wide range of styles and colors.

You can also customize many of individual controls with their own styles to design a unique user interface for your PowerBuilder applications.

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