MFC Feature Pack for Visual C++ 2008

The Visual C++ 2008 Feature PackĀ ( includes an expanded MFC library to support modern user interface (UI) elements such as the Office Fluent UI, docking windows and MDI tabbed windows similar to those used in some releases of Visual Studio, enhanced toolbars, a rich new set of controls, support for controlling the overall visual style, support for desktop alerts, and much more.

For a full list of features supported in this expansion of the MFC library, see What's New (MFC Feature Pack).

These features are included in an updated version of the MFC 9.0 library that installs over your Visual C++ 2008 installation.


The MFC C++ library source code for the Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface (the Fluent UI) is provided only as referential material to supplement the Microsoft Foundation Classes Reference and related electronic documentation provided with the MFC C++ library software. License terms to copy, use or distribute the Fluent UI are available separately. To learn more about our Fluent UI licensing program, visit

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