Developer Tools

    Windows Phone Developer Tools RTW

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    The same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment (IDE) handles developing Windows Phone 7 phone applications.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      vm_web.exe

      Release Notes - WPDT RTM.htm

      Date Published:

      10/15/2010

      File Size:

      3.2 MB

      56 KB



        The Windows Phone Developer Tools includes the following
        • Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
        • Windows Phone Emulator Resources
        • Silverlight 4 Tools For Visual Studio
        • XNA Game Studio 4.0
        • Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows Phone
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Vista

        • Windows® Vista® (x86 and x64) with Service Pack 2 – all editions except Starter Edition
        • Windows 7 (x86 and x64) – all editions except Starter Edition


        • Installation requires 3 GB of free disk space on the system drive.
        • 2 GB RAM
        • Windows Phone Emulator requires a DirectX 10 capable graphics card with a WDDM 1.1 driver

        The Windows Phone Developer Tools is compatible with the final version of Visual Studio 2010.
      • Click on the vm_web.exe from the Files in the download section below. This will start the installation of Windows Phone Developer Tools and install the necessary components on your machine.

        Please review the Release Notes for additional details before running setup.

        Note: There are known issues during the uninstallation of the CTP version of the Windows Phone Developer Tools. Please read this blog article for more information and steps to resolution.

        Note: this release is also available in .iso format.

        Choose one of the following options for handling downloaded ISO images:
        • (Recommended) Write the image file to a blank DVD.
        • (Alternative) Mount the image file virtually as DVD devices.
        For more information about these options, see "What are ISO image files and how do I use them?" on the FAQ page.

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