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Join the HoloLens community

Events, forums, local user groups, and open source projects are just a few of the ways HoloLens developers are connecting and building holographic apps together.



Begin building apps for HoloLens with the Windows SDK and a steady stream of new documentation, tutorials, and case studies.

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Holographic Academy

Follow step-by-step tutorials that walk you through developing apps for HoloLens.

Holographic Academy

Source code

Galaxy Explorer Project is an open-source HoloLens application that was developed from the community’s ideas as part of the Share Your Idea program.

Galaxy Explorer source code

See what you can do

A Build 2017 attendee demos Microsoft HoloLens

0:31 | 2017: “A Thousand Wows!" at Build

A Build 2017 attendee demos a Windows Mixed Reality PC headset

00:47 | 2017: Mixed Reality Momentum at Build

Build 2017 attendees

00:45 | 2017: Visualizing the Future at Build

15:02 | 2016: Alex Kipman and Kudo Tsunoda at Build

01:01 | 2015: Jump in and Start Creating

00:56 | 2015: Breaking Down Barriers

01:07 | 2015: Exciting Features

01:01 | 2015: Developers Imagine the Future of Holographic computing

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A new generation of mixed reality apps

Explore the HoloLens apps that showcase the possibilities of working and playing in mixed reality. See a few of the ways HoloLens helps you connect, create, and explore.

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