Bring your existing code to Windows

Wherever your code was born, you can bring it to Windows.

Windows Bridges

Convert your existing desktop app for clean installations and updates, and to enable publication in the Windows Store or the channel of your choosing. From there, you can enhance your app with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) features and work to reach all devices running Windows 10.

Windows 10 makes it easy for you to create a UWP app that contains an existing web application, allowing you to publish it to the Windows Store. You can then directly call UWP APIs from your web app's JavaScript, extending your web app with native UWP capabilities.

To help bring your existing Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight app to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), we've partnered with Mobilize.Net. Together, we provide a tool that will parse and analyze the source code of your app and automate the conversion to UWP.

Convert your iOS apps to Windows with the Windows Bridge for iOS. You can keep your app in Objective-C, and combine many supported iOS frameworks with new Windows-specific features to wow your millions of potential new users.

Rewriting apps in UWP

Once your app is on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), you'll have access to unique Windows 10 features such as Cortana and Windows Ink.

Here’s some more guidance on rewriting existing apps to UWP:

Developer preview program

Get email updates on pre-release technologies

Request participation in a Windows Developer Preview Program for the Windows Bridge for iOS, Mobilize.Net’s Silverlight bridge or the Desktop Bridge.

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