Packaging and deployment tools and PowerShell cmdlets

Use these tools and cmdlets to create, deploy, and inventory app packages for Windows apps.

App packaging tools and guidance

Learn how to package an app, create a test certificate, and sign your app using the Command Prompt and PowerShell. For more info, see:

Alternatively, you can use Visual Studio to create and sign an app package. For more info, see Package a UWP app with Visual Studio.

PowerShell cmdlets

Use Windows PowerShell to install, inventory, and uninstall line-of-business (LOB) Windows apps that are not Store-signed. For more info, see: Appx Module Cmdlets.

App package manifest schema