What’s cool in Windows 10

The spirit of creativity lives in all of us. No matter what platform you work on, the Windows 10 Creators Update brings state-of-the-art features to make your apps more personal, natural, and intuitive. To take advantage of these amazing new capabilities, upgrade to Visual Studio 2017 and the latest SDK.

Make stunning apps

Improve the appearance of your apps with new APIs and enhanced XAML controls. Add animation and visual effects to make attractive, smoothly moving interfaces that your users will love.

* Included in prerelease builds of Windows 10

Windows Mixed Reality

Windows Mixed Reality unlocks new experiences that merge the physical and virtual worlds. Design immersive apps for users by using Microsoft HoloLens or other upcoming headsets from leading device makers.

Create great Surface Dial experiences

Windows wheel devices, such as the Surface Dial, are a new category of input devices that enable a host of compelling and unique user interaction experiences for Windows and Windows apps.


Interact with the most extensible digital assistant available using natural language and structured data. Cortana provides these powerful features to use with your own apps.

Windows Ink

Provide users with a natural way to create digital handwritten notes, drawings, and annotations by using the Windows Ink platform. Whether from a pen, a mouse, or touch, you can capture and manage ink strokes in any UWP app.


The next-generation web browser combines pixel-perfect page rendering with speed and ease of use. With unique Windows 10 features at its disposal, Edge makes browsing the web easier than ever.

Windows Store

When you're ready to share with the rest of the world, the Windows Store will distribute your app to the millions of Windows 10 users on all kinds of devices.

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What’s new for developers

View the detailed list of new features in the Windows 10 Creators Update SDK and extend your app in new and different ways.

Windows SDK preview features

See what’s coming in the future of Windows 10 and explore prelease documentation for Windows Insider builds.

Bring your app to Windows

See how to bring experiences to Windows 10—from the web, other mobile platforms, or a traditional Windows app.

Why Windows?

With the Universal Windows Platform you can create a single app package that can be installed onto a wide range of devices.

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