HoloLens Emulator (1st gen) and HoloLens 2 Emulator builds install side-by-side. We generally recommend using the latest available build, but there might be cases where you want or need to test an app against an old emulator. This page includes links to released versions.

HoloLens 2 Emulator archive

Build Release Date Notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1031 September 11, 2019 September 2019 HoloLens 2 build. The Network tab will appear in the emulator Tools window when running the emulator on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or newer.
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1028 August 14, 2019 August 2019 HoloLens 2 build. Holographic app templates are no longer included but are available in the Visual Studio Marketplace. The emulator will now work when SDKs are installed to a custom location.
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1021 July 8, 2019 Addresses a signing issue with DiskStream.dll
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1019 June 11, 2019 No longer needs to be run as Administrator. Start menu shortcut added.
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1005 April 16, 2019

HoloLens Emulator (1st gen) archive

Build Release Date Notes
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.17763.134 November 19, 2018 Latest HoloLens (1st gen) build. Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.17134.80 May 21, 2018
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.14393.1358 July 7, 2017
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.14393.0 August 2, 2016
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.14342.1018 May 31, 2016
HoloLens Emulator build 10.0.11082.1033 March 30, 2016

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