KMDF Version History

This topic lists versions of Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF), the corresponding versions of the Windows operating system, and the changes made in each release.

The following table shows the release history of the KMDF library:

KMDF versionRelease methodIncluded in this version of WindowsDrivers using it run on

1.15

Windows 10 Technical Preview WDK

Windows 10 Technical Preview WDK

Windows 10 Technical Preview for desktop editions (Home, Pro, and Enterprise), Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, Windows 10 code-named "Athens", Windows Server Technical Preview

1.13

Windows 8.1 WDK

Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 and later

1.11

Windows 8 WDK

Windows 8

Windows Vista and later

1.9

Windows 7 WDK

Windows 7

Windows XP and later

1.7

Windows Server 2008 WDK

Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Server 2008

Windows 2000 and later

1.5

Windows Vista WDK

Windows Vista

Windows 2000 and later

1.1

Download only

None

Windows 2000 and later

1.0

Download only

None

Windows XP and later

 

You can use the Windows Driver Kit (WDK) 10 with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 to build drivers that run on Windows 7 and later.

For a complete list of callbacks and methods, and which frameworks and versions they apply to, see Summary of WDF Callbacks and Methods.

KMDF Version 1.15

For information about the new features for KMDF drivers in Windows 10 Technical Preview, see What's New for WDF Drivers.

KMDF Version 1.13

KMDF version 1.13 adds the following functionality:

For information about all framework versions, see the following topics:

KMDF Version 1.11

Version 1.11 adds the following functionality:

KMDF Version 1.9

Version 1.9 adds the following functionality:

KMDF Version 1.7

KMDF Version 1.5

KMDF Version 1.1

KMDF Version 1.0

Initial release.

 

 

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