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How to use desktop apps in Windows Mixed Reality


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013

The best Windows Mixed Reality experience comes with UWP apps from the Store. But you can use win32 desktop apps as well if you know how.
It's a less than ideal scenario, for sure, but if you're going all in on the Windows Mixed Reality experience then that means gaining access to everything on your PC.
While you can't manipulate and interact with your win32 apps like you can those from the Microsoft Store, you can at least use them while you're inside your Mixed Reality headset. Here's how.

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