Microsoft Edge WebView2 roadmap

Last Updated: November 2020

The WebView2 control allows developers to embed web technologies in their native applications. The following page outlines the prospective roadmap for WebView2.

Note

WebView2 is under active development and the roadmap continues to evolve based on market changes and customer feedback, so please note that the plans outlined here are not exhaustive and are subject to change.

If you have concerns or questions about the Roadmap, provide your feedback in the feedback repo.

The WebView2 team is planning the following major efforts for future updates.

WebView2 Runtime Installer

  • Q4 2020

Fixed Version

  • Q4 2020

General Availability

  • Win32 C/C++ (Q4 2020)
  • .NET (Q4 2020)
  • WinUI 3.0

WebView2 Runtime and Installer

Evergreen distribution model allows you to target or chain install the WebView2 Runtime onto your user's machine. The Evergreen WebView2 Runtime and installer has reached General Availability (GA).

Fixed version

Fixed version distribution model allows you to package the Microsoft Edge binaries inside your native application. The Fixed Version has reached General Availability (GA).

General availability

Win32 C/C++

The Win32 C/C++ SDK has reached GA.

.NET

The .NET SDK has reached GA.

WinUI 3.0

You can access WebView2 in your UWP applications using Win UI 3.0, currently in alpha. For more information about keeping up to date, see Windows UI Library Roadmap.