Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update

With the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, on 17th October 2017, Microsoft also released the SDK for the developers to build and publish apps. It contains the latest headers, libraries, metadata and tools to build applications targeting Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.


If you didn't yet grab that, download it now and start building new apps or updating your existing ones with the new features.


Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update


Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update (version: 10.0.16299.15) provides the latest headers, libraries, metadata and tools to build Windows 10 apps, targeting the latest features included in Fall Creators Update. You will need to have the latest version of the Windows 10 installed on your system to get the features available to you.


If you didn't yet downloaded the latest version of Windows 10, here's how to install it.


You will also need the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 (Update 4, version: 15.4) to get the optimum experience for building apps for Windows 10. The latest Visual Studio 2017 RTM already includes this copy of the new version of Windows 10 SDK.

Download Windows 10 SDK

You can manually download the Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update, directly from one of the below links, pointed to Microsoft servers:

Before you install this SDK, please review all system requirements, known issues, and make sure to exit the Visual Studio 2017 if it is already running.

Microsoft sweepstakes: Win Surface Studio, Surface Dial and more...

Here's your chance to win one of five prize packages from Microsoft. Either publish a new app or update your existing app, targeting the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update by 17th November 2017, and you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes entry. Make sure to read the Official Rules.


Here is the list of prizes to be won:

  • Surface Studio (2TB / Intel Core i7)
  • Surface Pro (256GB / Intel Core i5)
  • Surface Dial
  • Acer Windows Mixed Reality headset
  • Xbox One X
  • Custom Xbox controller with engraving
  • $2,500 USD advertising credit




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