Tablet & PC

Get a better deal. We share more revenue.

  • Up to 80% revenue sharing after your app generates $25,000 USD in revenue. More than competing platforms.
  • Post your app once to the Windows Store and access 200 markets worldwide with support of global currencies.
  • Use a 3rd party commerce engine and keep up to 100% of the revenue.
  • Support for in-app purchases and tools for managing your app's offers to make it easier to onboard, sell, and maintain your app.
  • Greater transparency and insight into the store economics and app review process.

Reach more people on more devices.

  • 100 million Windows 8 licenses sold in the first six months since release, and more than 250 million apps downloaded.
  • Reach more people across devices from tablets, PCs to all-in-ones.
  • Deploy one app package and have support across a wide range of form factors.
  • Windows has a rich device ecosystem, with support for 7-10” tablets to large screen touch devices and different architectures such as x86, x64, and ARM.
  • Use the power of Window Azure to access data storage and cloud servers.
  • Tap into the power of voice and motion with the optional Kinect Sensor to drive your app’s user experience.

Create engaging app experiences that scale across devices.

  • Windows 8 provides a beautiful, fast and fluid experience that works with touch or mouse and keyboard.
  • Apps launch more efficiently, are easier to maintain, and provide an immersive experience across devices.
  • Use Live tiles and notification to drive more app engagement. Your app adds value even when it’s not running.
  • Programming Windows Store apps is easier than you think. Leverage your skills by writing apps in JavaScript, C#, or C++. Use HTML5 or XAML to create rich user interfaces or DirectX to develop an epic game.
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