Windows Runtime


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Windows Runtime

The tablet-style architecture of Windows 8 applications. The Windows Runtime (Windows RT) component is used in both Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets. Windows Phone Runtime is a version for Windows Phones starting with Windows Phone 8. See Windows RT and Windows 8.
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Most significantly, Windows RT devices will not run existing Windows 7, Vista and XP applications, but rather only new ones created with the new Windows runtime WinRT APIs.
A royalty free Windows runtime player is included for easy distribution.
With the upcoming release of Windows 8 comes the new Windows Runtime (WinRT) API stack for creating visually stunning touch-enabled Metro applications.
5 is a huge leap forward with support for Windows 8 Metro style applications and the Windows Runtime.
This week's Build news from Microsoft, which introduces a new Windows Runtime for building XAML and HTML5 apps, marks a key inflection point in the evolution of the vast Microsoft ecosystem.
Weighing about 4 ounces, the QuickCam package includes the black and white digital camera, QuickMovie and QuickPict software and Microsoft Video for Windows runtime software.
Includes a Software Video Camera, Video Wizard, Video Tester, Video Player and Video for Windows Runtime.
0 for Windows Runtime, which provides an unlimited distribution license for standalone applications.