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Build Immersive App Experiences

Live Tiles and notifications provide extra content for your app experience.

Leverage familiar development skills and help keep your costs low.

Quick porting of games from other mobile platforms with C/C++ support.

Reach More People

Sell your apps to the world in the Windows Phone Store — available in 191 markets.

Utilize your Windows Phone code to build apps that target millions of Windows devices.

Windows and Windows Phone Store Trends

Find out which are the top categories and markets.

Understand which are the countries and languages with highest demand.

Learn about the effectiveness of the different monetization models.

Keep track of the latest store insights to help you create and publish a more successful app.

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      The flexible and powerful Windows Runtime platform can do what you need it to—anything from building a universal Windows app to turning your website or mobile app into a Windows Phone reality.

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