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Redistributable Assemblies (ASP.NET and MVC Deployment)

When you deploy a web project that uses DevExpress web controls, you should copy the corresponding assembly files that implement the functionality onto a target machine (server). Note that you cannot use our installation for this purpose since it includes Design libraries that cannot be distributed according to the terms of our EULA. This means you need to deploy the necessary assembly files onto the target server manually.

See ASP.NET Deployment Content Map in MSDN to learn more about web project deployment techniques.

Below is a list of all DevExpress web control suites and their corresponding assembly files. Some of these assemblies are required, while others that provide additional functionality are optional, depending on your requirements.

Note

All the required DevExpress assemblies are located in the following folder after installation: "C:\Program Files (x86)\DevExpress 17.2\Components\Bin\Framework\"

The 17.2 in assembly and folder names corresponds to the product version's year and volume number. You can find more information about our product delivery and versioning model on the Product Delivery Model web page.

Expanded Non-Redistributable Libraries

Distributing any DevExpress design-time libraries ending with ".Design" (for example, DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.2.Design.dll, DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.Design.dll and DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v17.2.Design) is strictly prohibited.

Expanded Redistributable Libraries for ASP.NET Controls

Cross-Platform Assemblies Description
DevExpress.Data.v17.2.dll Implements the most basic functionality common to all DevExpress controls. This includes classes for data binding, skinning, printing, exporting, as well as many other auxiliary types and resources.
DevExpress.Printing.v17.2.Core.dll Contains classes that implement the basic functionality for DevExpress printing libraries.
DevExpress.Office.v17.2.Core.dll Contains base common entities used by RichEdit, Spreadsheet, Snap and Document Server Suites.
DevExpress.SpellChecker.v17.2.Core.dll Contains an assortment of internal classes that implement the basic spell-checker functionality of WinForms SpellChecker, ASP.NET SpellChecker, and WPF SpellChecker controls.
DevExpress.Charts.v17.2.Core All DevExpress Charting controls contain classes shared via the same charting engine. These classes, along with a codebase, are intended for internal use, but also provide the basic functionality for ASP.NET Charts, WinForms Charts, and WPF Charts.

This assembly is also required when deploying an application containing the WPF Spreadsheet control with a chart.
DevExpress.XtraScheduler.v17.2.Core Contains main classes that implement the basic functionality of WinForms Scheduler, ASP.NET Scheduler, and WPF Scheduler controls.
DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v17.2.Core.dll Contains basic classes that implement the main functionality of DevExpress Spreadsheet.
DevExpress.RichEdit.v17.2.Core.dll Contains classes that implement the logic for formatting rich text, as well as basic types that provide a public API common to such DevExpress RTF controls as ASP.NET RichEdit, WinForms RichEdit, and WPF RichEdit.
This assembly is also required when using a Rich Edit in-place editor (RepositoryItemRichTextEdit), Filter Editor Control (FilterEditorControl) and/or exporting to DOCX.
DevExpress.XtraGauges.v17.2.Core.dll Contains common algorithms for drawing gauges in different platforms for XtraGauges and ASPxGauges.
DevExpress.Pdf.v17.2.Core.dll Contains internal classes that provide the basic functionality to parse and render PDF files.
Platform-Specific Assemblies Description
DevExpress.Web.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement the core functionality of all DevExpress web controls and the functionality of controls from the following components: Data Editors, GridView, Card View, Vertical Grid, Image and Data Browsing, Docking and Popups, Site Navigation and Layout, File Management and Multi-Use Site Controls.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality of the ASPxHtmlEditor control. See HTML Editor and DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpellChecker.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement the ASPxSpellChecker component's functionality. See Spell Checker and DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpellChecker to learn more.
DevExpress.XtraCharts.v17.2 Contains basic classes that implement the main functionality of the XtraCharts Suite.
DevExpress.XtraCharts.v17.2.Web Contains the WebChartControl control that is intended for use in ASP.NET applications.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2 Contains classes that implement the main functionality of XtraReports.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2.Web Contains classes which are used to implement the Web functionality of XtraReports.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2.Web.Azure This assembly is required for correct deployment of ASP.NET applications on Microsoft Azure.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxScheduler.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality of the main controls available in the ASPxScheduler component. See Included Components to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpreadsheet.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality related to the ASPxSpreadsheet control. See Spreadsheet and DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpreadsheet to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxRichEdit.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality related to the ASPxRichEdit control. See ASPxRichEdit and DevExpress.Web.ASPxRichEdit to learn more.
DevExpress.XtraGauges.v17.2.Presets.dll Contains over 150 ready-to-use Gauge presets for the ASPxGauges and XtraGauges Suites.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxGauges.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement functionality related to the ASP.NET Gauges.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxThemes.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a set of predefined DevExpress themes for DevExpress web controls. See ASPxThemes Assembly to learn more.
Assemblies required by the Printing-Exporting library. Might be required when using the printing or exporting functionality. See the XtraPrinting - Deployment topic for a detailed list.

Expanded Redistributable Libraries for ASP.NET MVC Extensions

Cross-Platform Assemblies Description
DevExpress.Data.v17.2.dll Implements the most basic functionality common to all DevExpress controls. This includes classes for data binding, skinning, printing, exporting, as well as many other auxiliary types and resources.
DevExpress.Utils.v17.2.dll Contains basic utility classes and common skins (such as "DevExpress Style", "Visual Studio 2013", "Office 2013" and "Seven Classic").
DevExpress.Printing.v17.2.Core.dll Contains classes that implement the basic functionality for DevExpress printing libraries.
DevExpress.SpellChecker.v17.2.Core.dll Contains an assortment of internal classes that implement the basic spell-checker functionality of WinForms SpellChecker, ASP.NET SpellChecker, and WPF SpellChecker controls.
DevExpress.Charts.v17.2.Core All DevExpress Charting controls contain classes shared via the same charting engine. These classes, along with a codebase, are intended for internal use, but also provide the basic functionality for ASP.NET Charts, WinForms Charts, and WPF Charts.

This assembly is also required when deploying an application containing the WPF Spreadsheet control with a chart.
DevExpress.XtraScheduler.v17.2.Core Contains main classes that implement the basic functionality of WinForms Scheduler, ASP.NET Scheduler, and WPF Scheduler controls.
DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v17.2.Core.dll Contains basic classes that implement the main functionality of DevExpress Spreadsheet.
DevExpress.RichEdit.v17.2.Core.dll Contains classes that implement the logic for formatting rich text, as well as basic types that provide a public API common to such DevExpress RTF controls as ASP.NET RichEdit, WinForms RichEdit, and WPF RichEdit.
This assembly is also required when using a Rich Edit in-place editor (RepositoryItemRichTextEdit), Filter Editor Control (FilterEditorControl) and/or exporting to DOCX.
DevExpress.Pdf.v17.2.Core.dll Contains internal classes that provide the basic functionality to parse and render PDF files.
Platform-Specific Assemblies Description
DevExpress.Web.Mvc.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement the common functionality of DevExpress Extensions for ASP.NET MVC. See DevExpress.Web.Mvc and Extension Sheet to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement the core functionality of all DevExpress web controls and the functionality of controls from the following components: Data Editors, GridView, Card View, Vertical Grid, Image and Data Browsing, Docking and Popups, Site Navigation and Layout, File Management and Multi-Use Site Controls.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality of the ASPxHtmlEditor control. See HTML Editor and DevExpress.Web.ASPxHtmlEditor to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpellChecker.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement the ASPxSpellChecker component's functionality. See Spell Checker and DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpellChecker to learn more.
DevExpress.XtraCharts.v17.2 Contains basic classes that implement the main functionality of the XtraCharts Suite.
DevExpress.XtraCharts.v17.2.Web Contains the WebChartControl control that is intended for use in ASP.NET applications.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2 Contains classes that implement the main functionality of XtraReports.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2.Web Contains classes which are used to implement the Web functionality of XtraReports.
DevExpress.XtraReports.v17.2.Web.Azure This assembly is required for correct deployment of ASP.NET applications on Microsoft Azure.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxScheduler.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality of the main controls available in the ASPxScheduler component. See Included Components to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpreadsheet.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality related to the ASPxSpreadsheet control. See Spreadsheet and DevExpress.Web.ASPxSpreadsheet to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxRichEdit.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a functionality related to the ASPxRichEdit control. See ASPxRichEdit and DevExpress.Web.ASPxRichEdit to learn more.
DevExpress.Web.ASPxThemes.v17.2.dll Contains classes that implement a set of predefined DevExpress themes for DevExpress web controls. See ASPxThemes Assembly to learn more.
Assemblies required by the Printing-Exporting library. Might be required if any printing or exporting functionality is used. See the XtraPrinting - Deployment topic for a detailed list.

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