Altova Authentic 2024 Desktop

Authentic Desktop Plug-ins

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Authentic Desktop allows you to create your own IDE plug-ins and integrate them into Authentic Desktop.


Use plug-ins to:


Configure your version of Authentic Desktop, add commands through menus, icons, buttons etc.

React to events from Authentic Desktop.

Run your specific code within Authentic Desktop with access to the complete Authentic Desktop API


Authentic Desktop expects your plug-in to implement the IXMLSpyPlugIn interface. VB.NET, C# and C++ are the currently supported languages, and examples using these languages are included with your installation package and are located in the Authentic2024\AuthenticExamples\IDEPlugin folder of your Authentic Desktop installation.


Windows 7, 8, 10, 11



See ATL sample files for an example using C++.


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