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You’ve been thinking about building an app for a while now, you want share your interests with the world, but you just don’t have enough time and even if you did, where would you start?

The answer is Windows App Studio. A free, online app creation tool that allows you to quickly build Windows and Windows Phone apps to publish, test, and share. Make changes, add content, and toggle between phone and tablet views to watch your app come alive.

And if you want to advanced programming features, Windows App Studio generates your source code ready for Visual Studio - a feature no other app-builder tool provides. There is no better day than today, so get started!

Connect with your fans

Musicians, bands, artists, and entrepreneurs are all using Windows App Studio to build their own apps to connect with their fans and find new ones too. Check out how DJ Nano, one of the top Club DJs in the world, built his own Windows and Windows Phone app using App Studio.

Windows App Studio training videos

How to Publish

How to Publish a Windows App Studio app to the Windows Phone Store.

Windows App Studio Walk Through

This 27-minute video will walk you through set-by-step how to build your first app with Windows App Studio Beta.


Get Started tips and tricks

Discover the basics of app building with this easy-to-follow tutorial.

Materials for teachers

Check out the 5-hour App Studio Curriculum at App Studio Education. Get your students building apps and extending them with code today!

Ready for your next challenge?

Why not build games and apps right on your phone or tablet with TouchDevelop?

Windows App Studio News

Windows App Studio update for Windows 10 launch

We are excited to announce an update for this July in App Studio to coincide with the Windows 10 release.   We worked hard to both update App Studio for Windows 10 and introduce some new features that are designed to improve the quality and capabilities of apps you create.  Here is a sampling of just some of the new features we introduced: -            Responsive design using visual break points -            Redlines for every layout -            New reading web view -            New nuget packa

How to add a YouTube DataSource in Windows AppStudio

Here are the simple steps to add a YouTube DataSource in Windows AppStudio: 1. Click on   and click on  DataSource. 2. You would see the below screen.        a. Change the YouTube section name if you want.        b. Next, create a new YouTube key.   3. This will take you to a new screen as shown below:   Click on the highlighted section. This will connect your free YouTube developer account with your Windows AppStudio app.   4. This will take you to the Google Developers page. Login with your

How to add a Facebook Data Source in Windows App Studio

Here are the simple steps to add a Facebook Data Source in Windows App Studio: First Click on   and then click on the  Data Source. You will see the screen below. Change the Facebook section name if required. Create a new Facebook key by following the steps below:                 3.  This will take you to a new screen as shown below: Click on the highlighted section. Completing this process willconnect your free Facebook developer account with your Windows App Studio app.       4. Login wit

How To Merge Different Source Code Generated by Windows App Studio

Sara Silva comes to us with another amazing app Studio tutorial. This time she is teaching us how to merge the source codes of our various versions of App Studio for faster updating and less manual revision. introduction Windows App Studio is a service that allows any person without programming skills to create applications for Windows Phone and Windows. In just 4 steps: have an idea, add content, choose the style and use the application. The service provides a set of templates to help the users


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