Use a free, Visual Studio Community 2015 with Update 3 client that already includes the latest Windows 10 SDK and developer tools to get started creating innovative and compelling Universal Windows Platform apps and Windows Desktop applications. These tools include universal app templates, a code editor, a powerful debugger, Windows Mobile emulators, rich language support, and more, all ready to use in production. Includes the latest Windows Standalone SDK and mobile emulator releases.
Run, debug, and test an app that is running on one device from another device that is running Visual Studio.
If you are using a different development environment than Visual Studio 2015, you can download a standalone Windows SDK for Windows 10 installer. Note that you don’t need to install this SDK if you’re using Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 – it's already included.
The Microsoft HoloLens Emulator enables you to run UWP apps targeting HoloLens on your PC. The Windows Holographic app templates simplify the creation UWP apps for HoloLens using DirectX.
Tools to help you localize your Store app with translation support, translation file management, and editor tools.
Use this kit to test your app for Windows 10 app certification programs.
Get all the badges and artwork needed to promote your apps. You can customize your badge with the language and style of your choice.
Use this SDK to add features to your apps that help you make more money and gain customers, such as displaying ads in your apps and running experiments with A/B testing. This SDK will evolve over time to include new engagement and monetization features.
Use the OneDrive SDKs to quickly get OneDrive integrated into your apps.
Combine the power of Windows 8.1 and Bing Maps to incorporate the latest road maps and aerial views into your Windows Store app.
Add a scalable and secure cloud back end and incorporate structured storage, user authentication, and push notifications.
Get everything you need to develop for Windows IoT devices.
Explore the thousands of products available with your subscription.
Find previous releases of the Windows and Windows Phone SDK.—Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.
Test out Universal Windows Platform development on an evaluation virtual machines.