Get a Windows 10 development environment

Start building Universal Windows Platform apps quickly using a virtual machine.

Start coding sooner with a virtual machine prepped for Windows 10 development. It has the latest versions of Windows, the developer tools, SDKs, and samples ready to go.

We currently package our virtual machines for four different virtualization software options: VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, and Parallels.

Download a virtual machine

Windows 10 Enterprise (Evaluation - Build 201811) 20 GB download

This VM will expire on 02/3/19.

This evaluation virtual machine includes:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise October 2018 Update Evaluation

  • Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 with the UWP, desktop C++, and Azure workflows enabled

  • Visual Studio Code

  • Windows Template Studio extension

  • Windows UWP samples (latest)

  • Windows Subsystem for Linux enabled with Ubuntu installed

The Microsoft Software License Terms for the Windows 10 VMs supersede any conflicting Windows license terms included in the VMs.