Download the Windows ADK

This is where you get your Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK). It has the tools you need to customize Windows images for large-scale deployment, and to test the quality and performance of the system, the added components, and the applications running on the system.

Windows ADK for Windows 10, version 1607

Customize, assess, and deploy Windows on your hardware

Download the Windows ADK for Windows 10 to get the new and improved deployment and provisioning tools used to automate a large-scale deployment. The Windows ADK includes:

  • The Windows Assessment Toolkit and the Windows Performance Toolkit to assess the quality and performance of systems or components.
  • Several deployment tools such as WinPE, Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD), and other tools to customize and deploy Windows 10 images.

Learn more about the Windows ADK for Windows 10

Note: You must use Windows 10, version 1607 with this version of the ADK.

Windows ADK for Windows 10, version 1511

You must use Windows 10, version 1511 with this version of the Windows ADK and the Windows 10 IoT Core ADK Add-Ons for version 1511.

Get Windows ADK for Windows 10, version 1511

Other ADK downloads

Windows 10 IoT Core ADK Add-Ons

The IoT Core ADK Add-Ons include OEM-specific tools to help you create images for your devices with the Windows apps, BSPs, drivers, and features that you choose.

Learn more about the IoT Core ADK Add-Ons.

Windows IoT Core ADK Add-Ons
Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 Update

The Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 Update includes new OEM-specific tools to reduce the amount of space Windows uses on solid state storage devices.

Learn more about what’s in the Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 Update.

Get Windows ADK for Windows 8.1

Resources and information for OEMs and hardware developers

Manufacturing workflow

Learn about new tools and strategies for saving time on the factory floor, or creating custom images.

Desktop manufacturing guide
Deployment tools

Use the tools in our deployment kits to assess device quality, build devices faster, and incorporate changes as new designs and updates are available.

Manufacturing mode

With Windows 10, you can boot into Manufacturing mode without having to flash a Microsoft Manufacturing Operating System (MMOS) image.

Push-button reset

Save hard drive space and keep the system up to date using the push-button reset tools. It repairs the operating system while preserving data, updates, and important customizations.

Features on demand

Add a Windows 10 feature package any time from Windows Update. Common features include language resources like handwriting recognition or the .NET Framework (NetFx3).

OS file compression

Compress the files for the entire operating system, including preloaded desktop applications, by using the Compact OS and single-instancing features.

Windows Performance Toolkit

Use the Windows Performance Toolkit to record trace files and transform them to graphs and tables that help you find the root cause of performance issues.

Windows Assessment Toolkit

Use the Windows Assessment Toolkit to determine the quality of a running operating system or a set of components with regard to performance, reliability, and functionality.

Windows ADK tools for IT Pros

Windows ADK contains core assessment and deployment tools that IT Pros can use to deploy Windows 10 company-wide, including the User State Migration Tool (USMT) and Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT).

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