Charlotte, NC, United States (September 9, 2008) - The Imaging Source, manufacturer of the software component TX Text Control, today announces participation in the Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program.

With their engagement in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program, The Imaging Source is continuing its mission to seamlessly integrating the word processing component TX Text Control into Visual Studio .NET 2005 and 2008.

Bjoern Meyer, product manager at The Imaging Source stated:

This relationship with Microsoft allows an unprecedented support of our development tools in Visual Studio. Furthermore, it helps ensure compatibility with future versions of TX Text Control and Visual Studio."

Bjoern Meyer, product manager at The Imaging Source

The Imaging Source is one of more than two hundred industry market leaders in the VSIP program, which develops and markets premium products for Visual Studio.

Joe Marini, director of the VSIP program in the Developer Tools Ecosystem team at Microsoft Corp. stated:

We are delighted to announce The Imaging Source's participation in the VSIP program. TX Text Control's support for Visual Studio helps enable our mutual customers to more quickly build applications on the Windows platform.

Joe Marini, director of the VSIP program in the Developer Tools Ecosystem team, Microsoft Corp.

With TX Text Control, The Imaging Source manufacturers software components to edit, convert and create standard word processing document formats, such as Office Open XML, DOC and RTF.

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