Package deployment API

Learn about the package deployment API, which you can use to install, update, and uninstall app packages on the system. Each app package contains the files that constitute a Windows app, and a manifest file that describes the software to Windows.

Windows Runtime reference


Add app package sample (AddPackage)

Enumerate app packages sample (FindPackages)

Enumerate app packages by name and publisher sample (FindPackagesByNameAndPublisher)

Enumerate app packages by user SID sample (FindPackagesByUserSecurityId)

Remove app package sample (RemovePackage)


App packages and deployment



App package manifest schema

Packaging API

Package query API