Tools for Windows apps and gamesWindows 10 offers powerful new platform capabilities and a unified store to reach every device running Windows
Universal Windows apps
One platform, one store
Build high-performance 2D and 3D games, leveraging the full potential of the graphics hardware using new innovations in DirectX 12–the industry-leading graphics platform of choice.
WPF and .NET apps
Rich, powerful presentation framework
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and XAML combine into a rich presentation system for building Windows desktop applications with visually stunning user experiences that incorporate UI, media, and complex business models. Rapidly develop enterprise-class line of business applications with a comprehensive set of features like controls, data binding, animation, styles, templates and more.
Win32 desktop apps
Productivity in the enterprise
Open source, controls, frameworks, and tools
Tools for agile teams
Store and collaborate on code anywhere with private team projects backed by version control. Capture, prioritize, and track work with backlogs and customizable Kanban boards. Catch quality issues early with continuous integration (CI) builds that compile and test your Windows application automatically after any code change.
Visual Studio Community 2022
Free, fully-featured IDE for students, open-source and individual developers
Visual Studio Professional 2022
Professional developer tools, services, and subscription benefits for small teams
Visual Studio Enterprise 2022
End-to-end solution to meet demanding quality and scale needs of teams of all sizes