We want to showcase your Windows 10 apps!

We are running a contest to showcase the best Windows 10 apps created with Windows App Studio. We will be selecting the best Windows 10 apps published to the store created with Windows App Studio. Check the Official rules


We will select 5 winners to showcase on the Windows App Studio Homepage for hundreds of thousands of people to see! So create a Windows 10 app, publish it to the store, and you could be featured on the Windows App Studio homepage.


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Ready. Set. Go. Done!

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 step-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!

Windows App Studio News

Instagram data source issues

We have learned of issues with the Instagram data source.  Due to API Changes on their side, our integration no longer works for users who have previously not set up an API key.  Users who already have an API key are largely not affected.  We’re actively investigating and working on this.  Since some of this...

Windows App Studio April 2016 Update – Installer companion app

As users of Windows App Studio , you know that it’s an easy-to-use tool for building Windows apps. You also know that the sideloading and installation process has been a bit complex by comparison, since it required running PowerShell scripts and deploying a certificate in a somewhat manual way.  Since you told us that it...

Windows App Studio February 2016 update – agenda layout, searching in apps, and other new features

The Windows App Studio team is excited to announce a new update to the service that went live this morning, and this update is packed with robust new features.  This update is the first of 2016 and contains new features, some bug fixes, and improvements in the user experience and documentation. With over 200 million...

Windows App Studio December 2015 Update

It’s the end of the year and the holiday season in many parts of the world, so we have one more release this year to celebrate all the App Studio enhancements in 2015, such as the launch of Windows 10 and the November Update. Today’s Windows App Studio Beta update brings some exciting new features...


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