HoloLens 2 Emulator archive

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.

Build Release Date Notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.19041.1109 July 14, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 2004 July 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1071 July 14, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 July 2020 Update. Resolves an issue causing immersive applications to crash on launch when hardware graphics acceleration is enabled on certain devices. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.19041.1106 June 9, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 2004 June 2020 Update. Resolves issues with DirectX 12 applications not rendering, the on-screen keyboard not appearing, grasping objects with hands not working as expected and the emulator failing to start with an error about nested virtualization on AMD-based systems. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1064 June 9, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 June 2020 Update. Resolves issues with DirectX 12 applications not rendering, the on-screen keyboard not appearing and grasping objects with hands not working as expected. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.19041.1103 May 12, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 2004. Windows Mixed Reality headsets and motion controllers can be used to control and view the HoloLens 2 Emulator in stereo. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1061 May 12, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 May 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1059 April 13, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 April 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1056 March 10, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 March 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1053 February 11, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 February 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1044 January 13, 2020 Windows Holographic, version 1903 January 2020 Update. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1042 December 6, 2019 Windows Holographic, version 1903 December 2019 Update. Addresses an issue where a Holographic app running in the emulator will be suspended unexpectedly when displaying the pins panel. Enables connectivity to a remote emulator when using the Perception Simulation API or the Perception Simulation Control app. For general HoloLens 2 release notes, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/hololens/hololens-release-notes
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1034 October 8, 2019 Windows Holographic, version 1903 October 2019 Update. The emulator will prompt to update to a new version when running a version older than the latest available. When using the emulator on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update or newer, the new NAT Configuration tab allows developers to open ports for applications running on separate devices to connect to the emulator and the Updates tab shows available emulator versions. See the HoloLens emulator documentation for additional details.
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1031 September 11, 2019 Windows Holographic, version 1903 September 2019 Update. 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 Windows Holographic, version 1903 August 2019 Update. 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 Windows Holographic, version 1903 July 2019 Update. Addresses a signing issue with DiskStream.dll
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1019 June 11, 2019 Windows Holographic, version 1903 June 2019 Update. No longer needs to be run as Administrator. Start menu shortcut added.
HoloLens 2 Emulator build 10.0.18362.1005 April 16, 2019 Windows Holographic, version 1903.

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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