Benefits of Windows certification
When you certify your Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 desktop apps, you are eligible to:
- Participate in the multi-billion dollar Windows software market and biggest release of Windows
- Be featured as compatible in the Windows setup compatibility report
- Be listed in the Windows Store, with millions of potential customers around the world (Windows 8.1 only)
- Have access to marketing assets and training from the Microsoft Partner Network
- Earn certification logos to easily identify your app as high quality and Windows compatible
- Give your customers confidence in the quality of your product
- Verify that your apps are compatible with Windows.
- Get the Windows SDK (includes the Windows App Certification Kit) and other downloads.
- Get details for using the Windows logo with your desktop app.
- Get help with developing desktop apps.