Component Owl

About Us

Have you ever wondered why some software immediately strikes you
as polished and professional, and looks and feels just great?
So did we. Component Owl is the result of our journey.

Component Owl is part of the network.

About Dextronet

Dextronet has been founded in 2004 with the intention to develop, sell and support software with great design that makes your life better. To put it simply: We love creating software that you will love to use.

In the 14 years that Dextronet has existed, we have been growing and expanding our business organically and responsibly, and attained substantial steady growth each year. We are here to stay.

Our flagship and most popular product is Swift To-Do List (developed in .NET). With over 500.000 downloads and paying customers in 93 countries, it is the number one task and notes organizer for Windows.

Better ListView component is the core part of Swift To-Do List, and as such, tens of thousands users work with it every day.

About Component Owl was founded as a spinoff to commercially release Better ListView and other software components originally developed for our in-house purposes.

Our goal is to provide complete, light-weight, flexible, intuitive to use and reliable components and controls for Microsoft .NET with native look and feel.

Soon after release, Better ListView has started to receive favorable reviews and praise from developers. All our development effort is based on the feedback of our customers.

“The [Better ListView] control is very easy and intuitive to use and is well documented.” – Review

Our Team

Our growing team has over 50+ years of combined experience with development of rich-client desktop Windows software and components.

Libor Tinka - lead developer Libor Tinka, Better ListView lead developer, has been programming since 7 years old on ZX Spectrum, and has enormous attention for detail. His interests include programming, quantum physics, advanced mathematics, digital imaging (algorithms, HDR and panoramic photography), and green Japanese tea.

Our Customers

Since releasing Better ListView, numerous developers and companies have started utilizing Better ListView in their projects, to save money, development time, and to impress their customers.

Our customers represent a rich spectrum of businesses and organizations, including:

It's an odd thing when you're inspired by a form component, but Component Owl with their Better ListView has done it. Love its native feel.”
Daniel Nolan
“I greatly appreciate all of the help you have provided over the past week. The knowledge of your product and Support response time far exceeds that of the other software vendors I have worked with. I could not be more happy with the product and will be recommending Component Owl to any/all future development teams I am part of. Thank you again for being so attentive to our needs and providing excellent support! ”
– Brian S.

ComponentSource Professional Partner

ComponentSource Professional Partner We are certified ComponentSource Professional Partner. ComponentSource is the world’s largest software component marketplace, and acts as our authorized value added reseller (VAR).

You can call ComponentSource customer service free of charge from 49 countries.

US and Canada: Toll Free: 888 850 9911 (Non-stop)

United Kingdom: Toll Free: 0800 581111 (Non-stop)

30 Greyfriars Road
United Kingdom
Office hours:
9:00am - 5:30pm BST & CEST

Tel: +44 118 958 1111
Fax: +44 118 958 9999
English / French / German / Spanish / Italian

Association of Software Professionals Member

We’ve been proud members of Association of Software Professionals for over 12 years now.

We also contribute to ASPects, the monthly magazine of Association of Software Professionals.

Association of Software Professionals

“Component Owl created the one and only tool I don’t want to be without when it comes to software developing in Visual Studio. Also, I’ve been working as software user/developer for the last 26 years, and I have never before experienced a support that really goes the needed extra mile to make things work, like the guys at Component Owl do.” – Göran Alfvén, Sweden

Microsoft Partner

Component Owl is a Microsoft Partner We are part of the Microsoft Partner Network, which helps us strengthen our capabilities in delivering the best components for Microsoft Windows.

Our Contact Info

Contact us today directly with any of your questions, suggestions or comments:
support (at) componentowl (dot) com

You can also use the contact form in Support section. We usually reply within 24 hours or sooner.

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The City of Brno Our offices are based in Brno,
Czech Republic, European Union.

Brno is the second largest city in Czech Republic, after the capital city Prague.
It is a technological hub and home of two computer science universities and influential software enterprises, including AVG and Red Hat.