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Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17686 now available. Changelog

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Microsoft is releasing a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK. These builds are to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17686 or greater.

The Preview SDK Build 17686 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area.

Things to note:

  • This build works in conjunction with previously released SDKs and Visual Studio 2017. You can install this SDK and still also continue to submit your apps that target Windows 10 Creators build or earlier to the Store.
  • The Windows SDK will now formally only be supported by Visual Studio 2017 and greater. You can download the Visual Studio 2017 here.
  • This build of the Windows SDK will install on Windows 10 Insider Preview and supported Windows operating systems.

What’s New:

It’s finally here! You can now package your applications as MSIX! These applications can be installed and run on any device with 17682 build or later.

To package your application with MSIX, use the MakeAppx tool. To install the application – just click on the MSIX file. To understand more about MSIX, watch this introductory video.

Check out all the details regarding SDK preview build 17686 from here.

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