Microsoft SDKs

Are you looking to download any Microsoft SDK for any of their products or platforms, like Microsoft Windows SDK, .NET SDK (DotNet SDK), DirectX SDK, Office SDKs etc.? The good news is, Microsoft has put together a single page on their MSDN Portal with links to all Microsoft SDKs .

Microsoft SDKs are nothing but Software Development Kits that provide documentation, code samples, tools, headers, libraries, and other files that developers can use to create software applications and libraries. These are very useful resources for developers working on Microsoft products or platforms.You can find the links to the following SDKs on the page – here.

Azure Services Platform SDKs:

  • Windows Azure SDK
  • Live Services SDK
  • .NET Services SDK
  • SQL Data Services SDK

Windows Desktop SDKs:

  • Windows SDK (for Win32 and .NET Framework)
  • Internet Explorer 8 SDK
  • Active Accessibility 2.0 SDK Tools
  • CNG SDK for Microsoft Windows
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SDK
  • Windows Media Format 11 SDK for Windows XP
  • Windows Movie Maker and Windows DVD Maker SDK
  • Windows SideShow Managed API 1.0 SDK
  • Windows Update Agent
  • IPv6 Internet Connection Firewall SDK
  • Windows Installer SDK
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SDK 1.7
  • BITS Version 1.5 SDK
  • Systems Management Server 2003 SDK v 3.1
  • Volume Shadow Copy Service SDK 7.2
  • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Core 1.5 (Windows 95/98/NT 4.0)
  • Windows XP Peer to Peer SDK

Microsoft Server Technologies SDKs:

  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SDK
  • Microsoft Exchange Server SDK
  • Microsoft Compute Cluster Pack SDK
  • Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 SDK
  • Rights Management Services with SP2 SDK
  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 SDK for MOM 2005

Microsoft Office SDKs:

  • Visio 2007 SDK
  • SharePoint Server 2007 SDK
  • Open XML Format SDK 2.0
  • Open XML Format SDK 1.0
  • Visio 2007 SDK
  • Project 2007 SDK
  • Groove 2007 SDK
  • Excel 2007 XLL SDK
  • Office Communicator 2007 SDK
  • Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Server SDK

Microsoft Devices SDKs:

  • Microsoft .NET Micro Framework SDK
  • Windows SideShow Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework
  • Windows Mobile 6 SDK Refresh
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK for SmartPhone
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK for Pocket PC
  • Windows Driver Kit

Microsoft Games SDKs:

  • DirectX SDK
  • XNA Game Studio
  • Windows Media Center SDK

Other Microsoft SDKs:

  • HealthVault SDK
  • Microsoft “Oslo” SDK
  • MultiPoint SDK
  • Point of Service SDK
  • Silverlight 2 SDK
  • Silverlight Dynamic Languages SDK
  • Visual Studio 2008 SDK

If you are a Microsoft Developer looking for any one of the above SDKs, then go to this page and download it. As more SDKs become available in future, Microsoft will update this page, with links to those resources. Enjoy downloading Microsoft SDKs.

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