Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation Edition toolkit is valid for 180 days from the day of installation.
Attention! You will need to request a product activation key from here to install the product. This download includes an add-in for Visual Studio 2008®. Windows Embedded Compact 7 supports both Visual Studio 2008 Professional and Team Edition. You will need to have Visual Studio Service Pack 1 installed. If you don’t already have Visual Studio 2008 installed, you can download an evaluation copy of Visual Studio 2008 Professional from the Microsoft download center. If you do not have Visual Studio SP1 installed, click here for download information and instructions.
This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation Edition is a 180-day evaluation software development toolkit that provides you with with everything you need to build a broad range of small footprint devices that need a powerful, componentized, real-time operating system.
Windows Embedded Compact 7 helps original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) get devices to market faster by providing developers with a complete catalog of tested, selectable OS components, integrated development and test tools, source code access and board support packages. Windows Embedded Compact 7 is compatible with ARM, x86 and MIPS processor architectures.
Windows Embedded Compact 7 delivers the latest technologies for building the next generation of specialized devices, including Internet Explorer with Flash 10.1 integrated, complete media player and DLNA support, symmetrical multi-processor (multi-core) support, Microsoft Office document viewers, PDF viewers, and a revolutionary new UI framework called Silverlight for Windows Embedded Compact 7 provides developers and UI designers with a powerful real-time OS and a full development tools suite, enabling an integrated, streamlined development experience that helps great speed devices to market Developers can customize and build a broad range of small footprint specialized devices with real-time capabilities using Platform Builder, a powerful embedded-specific development tool that works as an add-in to Microsoft’s familiar development environment Visual Studio 2008.
Functionality: This no-cost, downloadable Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation toolkit gives you unrestricted access to all of Windows Embedded Compact 7 and includes Platform Builder, the Compact Test Kit and several board support packages for ARM, x86 and MIPs architectures so you can begin evaluating Windows Embedded Compact 7 today. With the Compact 7 Evaluation toolkit you can design, developed, build and show prototype devices. The Evaluation toolkit includes the full functionality of Windows Embedded Compact 7 and will only expire after 180 days. After 180 days you must uninstall the product, purchase a license for the full version of Windows Embedded Compact 7, install from the full product installation discs. You’ll have to enter your full product license key during the installation. Full product license keys are unable to unlock evaluation versions of Windows Embedded Compact 7. Projects started with the Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation toolkit are fully compatible with the licensed full product version.
Upgrade to the full version: For information about licensing or pricing of the Windows Embedded Compact 7 toolkit and device runtime licenses, please consult your favorite Microsoft Windows Embedded Authorized Distributor. You can find a complete list here.
Important: You need to accept the End User License Agreement in the installer before you can use this product. If you do not accept the terms of the license agreement, you will not be able to install the product.