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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

  • 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.
  • How to Publish

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

OS preview for developers

Windows Phone Preview for Developers gives registered developers access to prerelease Windows Phone operating system updates for their development phone, directly from Microsoft.

The Preview program was created to give developers time to test their apps, and to validate that their apps run as expected on a real phone before an operating system update is made generally available to your customers.

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Check out apps created with Windows App Studio


Windows App Studio News

  • 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 u
  • (TRAINING VIDEOS IN SPANISH) Integrando Instagram Facebook y Twitter

    Microsoft MVP Vicente Guzman published two great training videos in Spanish showing how to integrate Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  Integrando Instagram Facebook y Twitter
  • How To Add Xbox Music to Windows App Studio

    First – Sign in to App Studio and select the project you would like to add an Xbox Music collection to. Second – Add a collection Data Source from the advanced sources by pressing the plus sign on the icon and set up three rows as follows:Choose the Dynamic Resources bubbleAdd a columntype of text with thetitle “Name”Add a columntype of image with thetitle “ImageUrl”Add a columntype of url with thetitle “Link”Note* The Name of each columntype above IS Case SensitiveThird – Bind the Data using th
  • How To Create a Photo Gallery And Connect It To a Live Tile

    How to create a picture gallery and live image tiles with Windows App Studio Here are the simple steps to create a picture gallery in Windows App Studio: Click on Collection Enter the name of the picture gallery Select either Static or Dynamic resources.  Static images are hard-coded into the app and your users can view them offline.  Dynamic images are hosted in Windows App Studio. They require a connection for users to view them; however, you can update images in Windows App Studio that

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