The Kinect for Windows SDK enables you to use C++, C#, or Visual Basic to create applications and experiences that support gesture and voice recognition by using the Kinect for Windows sensor and a computer or embedded device. The Developer Toolkit contains additional resources, sample applications with full source code, Kinect Studio, and other resources to simplify and speed up application development.
Here are the downloads you'll need for your Kinect for Windows app development.
If you're new to Kinect for Windows, we recommend you start with our latest SDK and toolkit (link to these). However, if you are looking for a specific version of a previous release, you can find it below.
These language packs enable you to add speech recognition to your Kinect for Windows apps.
Sometimes you want to know what's new in a release. Other times you need to dig into the details of and API. The docs below will help.