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.NET and COM: The Complete Interoperability Guide by Adam Nathan

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Appendix B. SDK Tools Reference

In This Appendix

TLBIMP.EXE

TLBEXP.EXE

REGASM.EXE

AXIMP.EXE

REGSVCS.EXE

This reference covers five command-line tools that ship with the .NET Framework SDK:

Core COM Interoperability Tools:

TLBIMP.EXE

TLBEXP.EXE

REGASM.EXE

Extended Tools Based on COM Interoperability:

AXIMP.EXE

REGSVCS.EXE

TLBIMP.EXE

The .NET Framework Type Library to Assembly Converter (TLBIMP.EXE) imports a type library to create an Interop Assembly describing its types. Visual Studio .NET exposes the functionality of TLBIMP.EXE when you add a reference to a type library that doesn’t already have a registered Primary Interop Assembly (PIA). You can also programmatically import type libraries using the System.Runtime.InteropServices.TypeLibConverter ...

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