Microsoft releases Desktop App Converter Preview update supporting Windows 10 build 14388 and later

Kit McDonald

Lenovo Desktop

Microsoft’s efforts to encourage developers to convert their applications to the Universal Windows Platform. With the Desktop App Converter (Project Centennial), allows developers to run their desktop installers in a silent mode.The pre-release tool also lets them convert an MSI  or .exe into an AppX package

The recent update for the converter brought it up to version 0.1.22. The tool is now prepared for builds leading up to the current Anniversary Update preview. Specifically, Windows 10 builds 14388, 14390, and 14393 all are now supported with the Desktop App Converter.

The download is available on its official page. Interested in learning more about converting apps from desktop to UWP? Check out Microsoft’s detailed instructions released earlier this year.