ShareTarget and MFC applications

Sascha Neumann 21 Reputation points
2022-01-26T08:59:58.773+00:00

Hello,
the question is on how to provide ShareTarget functionality in a MFC application.

What I found so far is that ShareTarget is used in combination with UWP apps.
Is ShareTarget restricted to UWP apps only?

Is it possible to have it in MFC applcations as well? Or can I this UWP feature added to MFC applications?
Maybe you can point me to an example. Anyway, thank you for your time.

Best regards,
Sascha

C++
C++
A high-level, general-purpose programming language, created as an extension of the C programming language, that has object-oriented, generic, and functional features in addition to facilities for low-level memory manipulation.
3,523 questions
0 comments No comments
{count} votes

Accepted answer
  1. Minxin Yu 9,946 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-01-27T03:03:10.043+00:00

    Hi, @Sascha Neumann

    Yes, with the Anniversary Update for Win10 it is now possible for all desktop apps, thanks to the Desktop Bridge platform.

    You could refer to the similar thread: Can my Win32/NET app become a ShareTarget on Win10 and the article Adding UWP features to your existing PC software

    Best regards,

    Minxin Yu


    If the answer is the right solution, please click "Accept Answer" and kindly upvote it. If you have extra questions about this answer, please click "Comment".
    Note: Please follow the steps in our documentation to enable e-mail notifications if you want to receive the related email notification for this thread.

    0 comments No comments

0 additional answers

Sort by: Most helpful