Developer Tools

Windows Phone SDK

The Windows Phone Software Development Kit (SDK) includes all of the tools that you need to develop apps and games for Windows Phone.

Click the Download button and then select the option to Run. Follow the instructions that appear.

SDK 8.0

The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 enables you to develop apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5 devices.

(up to 1.6 GB, English)

SDK 8.0 Update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322

The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322 adds four new emulator images to an existing installation of Windows Phone SDK 8.0. This update requires Visual Studio 2012 Update 2.

(up to 960 MB, English)

SDK Update for Windows Phone 7.8

The Windows Phone SDK Update for Windows Phone 7.8 adds two new emulator images to your existing Windows Phone SDK installation. This update supports both the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and Windows Phone SDK 8.0. Using this update, you can provide the Windows Phone 8 Start screen experience in your Windows Phone 7.5 apps. You can also test how your apps will run on Windows Phone 7.8 devices.

(up to 560 MB, English)

SDK 7.1

The Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and 7.1.1 Update enables you to develop apps for Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 7.0 devices.

(up to 730 MB, English)

SDK 7.1.1 Update

The Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update provides additional functionality to the Windows Phone SDK 7.1. Using this update, you can more easily develop apps and games that are optimized to run on 256-MB devices.

(up to 300 MB, English)

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Developer downloads for Windows Phone

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