Windows 10 virtual machine downloads

Start your Universal Windows Platform development quickly using an evaluation virtual machine.

Try out the Windows 10 development environment without spending the time it would normally take to set up and configure a device for development or test use. Run this VM on your current Mac or PC until 10/31/16 for an evaluation of the Universal Windows Platform tools and technologies to accelerate bringing your existing code to Windows.

We’ve provided a Windows 10 development environment in a number of different virtual machine implementations- matched to the latest release and ready to go.

Download a virtual machine (Build 201608)

Choose your virtual machine implementation of choice to begin developing with Windows 10.

Download size is approximately 20 GB. The Microsoft Software License Terms for the Windows 10 VMs supersede any conflicting Windows license terms included in the VMs.
These installs contain:

What’s next

Ready to create your first Windows app? Our tutorials help you target all Windows devices from a single project, in the language you prefer.

User interface basics, design principles, layout guidelines, templates, and more.

Guidance, reference, tutorials, and code snippets help you build your app, whether it’s brand new or ported from another platform.

Learn how to get your app into the Store and get to know the new Windows Dev Center dashboard.

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