Users can confidently install and update apps and games that use the Desktop Bridge. And developers spend less time authoring setup experiences and keeping users up to date.
Greater reach and simpler monetization
Distributing through the Microsoft Store lets you reach millions of Windows 10 users who can acquire apps, games, and in-app purchases with local payment options.
More opportunities across devices
Using the Desktop Bridge, you can gradually migrate your code to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to reach every Windows 10 device, including phones, Xbox One, and HoloLens.
Convert your apps and games so your users have smooth installation and update experiences. Then distribute through the Microsoft Store or keep using your existing channels. Finally, modernize with the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to increase user engagement and reach all Windows devices.
|Convert desktop solution||Distribute through Microsoft Store||Modernize with UWP|
|Simplified setup authoring|
|No malware injection|
|Auto-updates for users|
|Modernize the experience|
|Move away from monolithic solutions|
|Reach all Windows devices|
Bring desktop apps to the Microsoft Store
Learn about new capabilities and tools for the Desktop Bridge conversion process and the ways that you can take advantage of UWP features to enhance your apps.
Learn more about how to bring your application across the Desktop Bridge.
Browse complete code for a variety of Desktop Bridge scenarios.
Videos and training
Take a course or watch videos about the Desktop Bridge.