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  • Windows Developer Tools

    You asked, we listened! Check out a host of new features that boost productivity, expedite device set-up, and improve performance for dev scenarios.

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  • Windows Apps on Arm

    Adding Arm support to your Windows app lets you to tap into the rapidly growing Arm ecosystem, get better performance per watt, expand your user base, and unlock the power of AI.

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  • Windows and AI

    Bring the power of AI to your Windows app. Discover the latest tools and techniques.

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  • Writing Apps for Windows

    Start developing Windows apps or update existing apps to take advantage of the latest Windows operating system experiences.

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Windows Dev Kit 2023

Arm-powered device with everything you need to develop Windows apps for Arm, on Arm, featuring a powerful Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for AI computing.

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Microsoft Store

Distribute your work to an audience of millions! Redesigned for developers to have new channels for discovery, including integration with your website and open support for more kinds of apps to run on Windows.

  • Open for all!

    Distribute your desktop app via the Store, no matter what app framework or packaging tool you use - Win32, .NET, Java, Electron, or MSIX.

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  • PWA

    Build Progressive Web Apps with PWABuilder 3, debug with PWA support in the Microsoft Edge dev tools, and publish your PWA in the Store, including access to new commerce tools and capabilities!

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  • Microsoft Store API

    Use the Microsoft Store submission API for MSI or EXE apps to programmatically create and update store submissions for your app.

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