Creating games and apps is your dream, and Microsoft Imagine can make it a reality. Microsoft Imagine connects you with the tools and knowledge you need to create, code, and develop your ideas. So whether you're new to coding, studying it in school, or planning for your career, you can dream big, build creatively, and boldly bring your ideas to life.
Learn what you can do with our tools, activities, and contests.
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Get free coding software
Imagine Access is your all-access pass for the software tools you need, no matter your skill level or experience, and all at no cost to students!
"Break into Code" and win prizes
Students ages 9-18 can code their first game, personalize it, and submit it to Imagine Cup in our $12,000 (USD) global contest! (Ends June 7th)
Parents and educators: Start a coding club with our free kit!
Meet Dara Oladapo, Nigerian student and self-taught coder
Code your first game or app right now
Dream it. Build it. Run it. Learn to code with these great tutorials and lessons
Find your passion
Visit the Microsoft YouthSpark Hub to learn new skills, explore careers, and check out opportunities like DigiGirls and Challenge for Change.
Try the Hour of Code anytime with our Jetpack Jumper tutorial
Meet the teams of the Imagine Cup 2015 World Semifinals
Make a doodle-guessing game in minutes on your smartphone, tablet, or PC
Meet the students who won the Imagine Cup games competition and play their game Schein