Programming language: C#
License: Microsoft Public License
Tags: GUI     Modern     Ui     Metro     WPF    
Latest version: v1.0.9

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Modern UI for WPF (MUI)

A set of controls and styles converting your WPF application into a great looking Modern UI app. This open source project is a spin-off of XAML Spy, the visual runtime inspector for Silverlight, Windows Phone, Windows Store and WPF. Read the official announcement

Build status Release NuGet Stars


Check out the MUI demo app included in the MUI release. The app demonstrates most features of the MUI framework. The full source of the demo app is included in the source code of this project.


See some screenshots to get an idea of what Modern UI for WPF is all about. And visit the wiki to learn how to incorporate Modern UI for WPF into your application.


  • Appearance, configurable at runtime
    • Dark, light and custom themes
    • Accent color
    • Large and small fonts
  • New modern controls
    • BBCodeBlock
    • ModernButton
    • ModernDialog
    • ModernFrame
    • ModernMenu
    • ModernProgressRing (with 8 built-in styles)
    • ModernTab
    • ModernToggleButton
    • ModernWindow
    • RelativeAnimatingContentControl
    • TransitioningContentControl
  • Layout
    • A set of predefined page layouts for a consistent look & feel
  • Control styles
    • Styles for common WPF controls, such as Button, TextBlock, etc.
    • All styles automatically adapt the dark and light theme and use accent colors where appropiate
  • Customizable navigation framework
    • ILinkNavigator and IContentLoader interfaces for maximum flexibility
    • Content loader exception templates in ModernFrame
  • Project and item templates
    • Visual Studio 2012, 2013 and 2015 project and item templates for creating ModernUI apps as fast and smooth as possible
    • Read more and download the extension containing the templates from the Visual Studio Gallery