Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)

Affected Platforms

Clients: Windows XP | Windows Vista | Windows 7
Servers: Windows Server 2003 | Windows Server 2008 | Windows Server 2008 R2

Description

The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) is a lifecycle management tool that assists in identifying and managing your overall application portfolio, reducing the cost and time involved in resolving application compatibility issues, and helping you quickly deploy Windows and Windows updates.

Usage

With the ACT, you can:

  • Analyze your portfolio of applications, websites, and computers
  • Evaluate operating system deployments, the impact of operating system updates, and your compatibility with websites
  • Centrally manage compatibility evaluators and configuration settings
  • Rationalize and organize applications, websites, and computers
  • Prioritize application compatibility efforts with filtered reporting
  • Add and manage issues and solutions for your enterprise-computing environment
  • Deploy automated mitigations to known compatibility issues
  • Send and receive compatibility information from the Microsoft Compatibility Exchange

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