If you’re already familiar with Kinect for Windows development, learn more about using the SDK and integrated tools to create innovative, interactive applications that recognize voice and gestures.
Make sure that you have the latest downloads and developer documentation to help streamline your development process and equip you with the right tools to create groundbreaking natural computing experiences that delight and engage your customers.
When the v2 sensor and SDK 2.0 release to the public later this year, you will be able to offer your Kinect v2 applications in the Windows Store, allowing you to reach more potential customers than ever, from businesses to consumers to other developers.
Download SDK 2.0 public preview
Get the v2 sensor
View all downloads and documentation
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012
XNA Framework Redistributable
.NET Framework 4.5
.NET Framework 4.0
XNA Framework Redistributable 4.0
Speech Platform SDK v11
Select from a variety of source code samples that illustrate how you can build applications and experiences by using Kinect for Windows. Samples that include “Basics” in the title give you a quick overview of a feature. Other samples are more robust and can serve as a template for building your own Kinect for Windows-based apps.
View code samples
Download the SDK
The SDK 2.0 public preview delivers key features and enhancements that focus on better understanding humans, objects, and their environments.
Get the sensor
With the v2 sensor and SDK 2.0 public preview you can start developing applications for the Windows Store.
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