We recommend using Visual Studio 2017



The latest version of this topic can be found at -APPCONTAINER.

Marks an executable that must run in an app container—for example, a Windows 8.x Store or Universal Windows app.


An executable that has the /APPCONTAINER option set can only be run in an app container, which is the process-isolation environment introduced in Windows 8. For Windows 8.x Store and Universal Windows apps, this option must be set.

What's a Universal Windows App?