Before you start working with the Telerik UI for WinUI controls, you have to set up your WinUI project.
The following list summarizes the requirements you need to meet before you choose any of the available Telerik UI for WinUI installation approaches. For more information on getting started with the library, refer to the section with the First Steps guides.
The system requirements, which are needed for setting up your WinUI projects are:
- Windows 10, version 1809 (build 17763) or later.
Visual Studio 2019, version 16.9 or later with the following components:
The Universal Windows Platform development workload.
When installing the workload make sure that C++ (v143) Universal Windows Platform tools is selected. This option is not selected by default in the Visual Studio 2022 installer, so you should check it manually.
The Windows 10 SDK (10.0.19041.0) individual component.
- The Windows App SDK. The supported version is 1.1.0.
Windows 10, version 1809 (build 17763) or later.
Currently, Visual Studio 2019, version 16.9, supports part of the WinUI 3 features. To access all WinUI 3 tooling features, install Visual Studio, version 16.10 Preview.
Include the following workloads and components:
- The Universal Windows Platform development workload.
- The Windows 10 SDK (10.0.19041.0) individual component.
- The Windows App SDK (previously called Project Reunion) for Visual Studio, version 1.1.0.
For the complete instructions and additional information on setting up your development environment, check out the following Microsoft help articles:
- Install tools for Windows app development
- Windows UI Library (WinUI)
- Windows App SDK
- Update existing projects to the latest release of the Windows App SDK