Compact Test Kit (CTK) (Compact 7)


Learn about the tools in the Windows Embedded Compact Test Kit (CTK) for testing your Windows Embedded Compact 7 application.

The Windows Embedded Compact Test Kit (CTK) provides various tests and tools for testing aspects of your embedded application.

The CTK is an optional application that is offered during installation of Windows Embedded Compact 7 on a development computer.

Section Description

CTK Test Harness and Logging Mechanisms

The two test harnesses (Tux and Tux.Net) and the logging engine (Kato) that are included with the CTK.

CTK Automation Tool Solution (CATS)

A testing tool that enables the automation of a CTK test pass. For information about running CATS from the command line, see CATS Command-Line Parameter Reference.

Compact Stress Tool

A testing tool that can be used to stress-test a device.

Graph Tool

A testing tool that reads output log files that contain the results of performance tests, and displays the results graphically.


Various collections of tests for testing your embedded application.

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