The MSIX Report Card

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for Windows 10 20H2 

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The Reports Cards on MSIX are a series of research papers examining how MSIX is doing at various points in time. Each report is labeled with the Windows 10 Release version associated with the report (as most of the report is dependent on the MSIX Runtime in that version).

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Windows 10 20H2

This paper examines MSIX, and the state of the industry in January 2021:

Topic Description Release Date Thumbnail First Page of PDF
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This 22-page paper examines the initial release of MSIX, and the state of the industry in January 2021.

It reports on the industry in these areas:

  •  Support by Independent Software Vendors to release in MSIX Format
  •  Support by Tool Vendors
  •  Support inside the Operating System
  • Application Compatibility Testing Results
  • Msix App Attach

The report also includes the Repackaging test results using tooling available at the end of 2020.

February 5, 2021 Cover image of the 20H2 MSIX Report Card Paper