Built for the enterprise
There’s no need to start from scratch—you can bring your existing desktop and Web investments to Windows 10 and then tap into enterprise-class security features and reduce maintenance costs with trustworthy package deployments.
Credential Locker and encryption APIs enable your passwords to roam with peace of mind, while Windows Hello provides a range of intuitive biometric protections that help keep security out of the way.
Flexible deployment options
Publish your application to specific organizations in the Microsoft Store for Business, use existing mobile device management tools to distribute your application, or distribute an installer file to users across your organization.
In most cases, you can directly deploy your existing desktop applications to Windows 10.
Create a Windows app package for your Windows 10 users. A package gives you clean, trustworthy, and low-cost deployment.
Add modern features to your desktop application that light up for Windows 10 users.
Add new experiences
Enable interaction across devices and add UI that incorporates modern interaction models such as speech, touch, ink, and dial.
Users can view your website on Microsoft Edge or any other browser on Windows 10 devices when connected online.
Create a Progressive Web App (PWA) package
Create an PWA package for your website code so that your customers can install it as an app on their Windows 10 devices.
Use Windows 10 features in your PWA
Engage users more deeply by using Windows 10 features such as device I/O, ink, speech, voice, notification, and 3D.
Publish your PWA in the Microsoft Store
Expand your app’s audience and monetization opportunities by publishing your PWA to the Microsoft Store.
HP Sprout Pro and Windows 10
Learn how HP used native Windows 10 features, such as 3D image support, Ink, and touch, to bring the HP Sprout Pro to live.LEARN MORE
Evernote and the Desktop Bridge
Learn how Evernote used the Desktop Bridge to bring their full-fledged desktop experience to Windows 10 via the Microsoft Store.LEARN MORE
Progressive Web Apps: How they work
Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) for Windows 10 enable enterprise developers to deliver a compelling native user experience for their web applications.
Progressive Web Apps: Getting started
Learn how to get started developing PWAs for Windows 10 and extend PWAs to take advantage of Windows 10 features.
Progressive Web Apps and Windows 10: The best online-offline user experience
This video discusses common concerns about PWAs and provides guidance for how enterprise developers can embrace PWAs for Windows 10.
Enterprise applications on Windows 10: Introduction – Part 1
This video examines why Windows 10 is the ideal platform for developing enterprise applications. Learn how Windows 10 makes it easy to keep your applications updated, how you can reuse your existing assets, and how Windows 10 helps you protect your data.
Enterprise applications on Windows 10: Introduction – Part 2
Dive deeper into what makes Windows 10 the best platform for enterprise applications, including the broad range of native features of Windows 10 and full support for existing desktop application frameworks such as WPF.
Changes to the Universal Windows Platform
Learn about recent improvements to the UWP platform on Windows 10 for desktop application developers, including the Fluent Design System, inking capabilities, and enhancements to the Desktop Bridge.
Development tools for Windows 10
Download the latest version of Visual Studio, the Windows SDK, and other tools.GET THE TOOLS
Use Xamarin to target Windows, iOS and Android while providing native app experiences on each platform.LEARN MORE