LauncherOptions LauncherOptions LauncherOptions LauncherOptions LauncherOptions Class


Specifies the options used to launch the default app for a file or URI.

public : sealed class LauncherOptions : ILauncherViewOptions
struct winrt::Windows::System::LauncherOptions : ILauncherViewOptions
public sealed class LauncherOptions : ILauncherViewOptions
Public NotInheritable Class LauncherOptions Implements ILauncherViewOptions
var launcherOptions = new launcherOptions();

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


See the code example in the LaunchUriAsync(Uri, LauncherOptions) topic.


Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1607 14393 IgnoreAppUriHandlers
1703 15063 LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers


LauncherOptions() LauncherOptions() LauncherOptions() LauncherOptions() LauncherOptions()

Creates and initializes a new instance of the launcher options object.


ContentType ContentType ContentType ContentType ContentType

Gets or sets the content type that is associated with a URI that represents a file on the network.

DesiredRemainingView DesiredRemainingView DesiredRemainingView DesiredRemainingView DesiredRemainingView

Launch a target app and have the currently running source app remain on the screen by sharing the space equally with the target app or by taking up more or less space than the target app.

DisplayApplicationPicker DisplayApplicationPicker DisplayApplicationPicker DisplayApplicationPicker DisplayApplicationPicker

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether to display the Open With dialog whenever the association launching API is called.

FallbackUri FallbackUri FallbackUri FallbackUri FallbackUri

Gets or sets a value that represents a URI that the user should be taken to in the browser if no app exists to handle the file type or URI.

IgnoreAppUriHandlers IgnoreAppUriHandlers IgnoreAppUriHandlers IgnoreAppUriHandlers IgnoreAppUriHandlers

Indicates whether to ignore handlers that can handle http(s) schemes (such as browsers). Instead, launch will fall back to the default browser.

LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers LimitPickerToCurrentAppAndAppUriHandlers

Gets or sets whether to limit the picker for the launcher to the current app and its associated URI handlers.

NeighboringFilesQuery NeighboringFilesQuery NeighboringFilesQuery NeighboringFilesQuery NeighboringFilesQuery

Enables an app to access files that are related to the file used to activate the app.

PreferredApplicationDisplayName PreferredApplicationDisplayName PreferredApplicationDisplayName PreferredApplicationDisplayName PreferredApplicationDisplayName

Gets or sets a value that represents the display name of the app in the store that the user should install if no app exists to handle the file type or URI.

PreferredApplicationPackageFamilyName PreferredApplicationPackageFamilyName PreferredApplicationPackageFamilyName PreferredApplicationPackageFamilyName PreferredApplicationPackageFamilyName

Gets or sets a value that represents the package family name of the app in the Store that the user should install if no app exists to handle the file type or URI.

TargetApplicationPackageFamilyName TargetApplicationPackageFamilyName TargetApplicationPackageFamilyName TargetApplicationPackageFamilyName TargetApplicationPackageFamilyName

The package family name of the target package that should be used to launch a file or URI. This property is optional.

TreatAsUntrusted TreatAsUntrusted TreatAsUntrusted TreatAsUntrusted TreatAsUntrusted

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the system should display a warning that the file or URI is potentially unsafe when starting the app associated with a file or URI.


Gets the user interface (UI) options when starting a default app.

See also