Applications

Represents one or more apps that comprise the package.

Element hierarchy

<Package>
<Applications>

Syntax

<Applications>

  <!-- Child elements -->
  Application{1,100}

</Applications>

Key

{} specific range of occurrences

Attributes and Elements

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Child Element Description
Application

Represents an app that comprises part of or all of the functionality delivered in the package.

Parent Elements

Parent Element Description
Package

Defines the root element of an app package manifest. The manifest describes the structure and capabilities of the software to the system.

Remarks

You can use the Applications element to specify one or more apps for the package. Note that although each package can contain one or more apps, packages that contain multiple apps won't pass the Microsoft Store certification process.

Examples

The following example is taken from the package manifest of one of the SDK samples.

<Applications>
  <Application Id="App" StartPage="default.html">
    <VisualElements DisplayName="Assocation launching sample" 
         Logo="images\squareTile-sdk.png" SmallLogo="images\smallTile-sdk.png" 
         Description="SDK sample" 
         ForegroundText="dark" BackgroundColor="#FFFFFF" ToastCapable="false">
      <DefaultTile ShowName="allLogos" />
      <SplashScreen BackgroundColor="white" Image="images\splash-sdk.png" />
    </VisualElements>
    <Extensions>
      <Extension Category="windows.fileTypeAssociation">
        <FileTypeAssociation Name=".alsdkjs">
          <SupportedFileTypes>
            <FileType>.alsdkjs</FileType>
          </SupportedFileTypes>
        </FileTypeAssociation>
      </Extension>
      <Extension Category="windows.protocol">
        <Protocol Name="alsdkjs" />
      </Extension>
    </Extensions>
  </Application>
</Applications>

Requirements

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/2010/manifest