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    18 Requirements
    18 Requirements
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    21 * Microsoft Visual C++ (aka Visual Studio), either 2013 or 2012 versions
    21 * Microsoft Visual C++ (aka Visual Studio), either 2013 or 2012 versions
    22   - Free, "Express" editions may be used, so long as they include support for 
    22   - Free, "Community" or "Express" editions may be used, so long as they
    23     either "Windows Store" or "Windows Phone" apps.  Versions marked as
    23     include  support for either "Windows Store" or "Windows Phone" apps.
    24     supporting "Windows Desktop" development typically do not include support
    24     "Express" versions marked as supporting "Windows Desktop" development
    25     for creating WinRT apps.
    25     typically do not include support for creating WinRT apps, to note.
    26   - Visual C++ 2012 can only build apps that target versions 8.0 of Windows, or 
    26     (The "Community" edition of Visual C++ 2013 does, however, support both
    27     Windows Phone.  8.0-targetted apps will still run on devices running 
    27     desktop/Win32 and WinRT development).
    28     8.1 editions of Windows, however they will not be able to take advantage of 
    28   - Visual C++ 2012 can only build apps that target versions 8.0 of Windows,
       
    29     or  Windows Phone.  8.0-targetted apps will run on devices running 8.1
       
    30     editions of Windows, however they will not be able to take advantage of
    29     8.1-specific features.
    31     8.1-specific features.
    30   - Visual C++ 2013 can only create app projects that target 8.1 versions
    32   - Visual C++ 2013 cannot create app projects that target Windows 8.0.
    31     of Windows, which do NOT run on 8.0 devices.  An optional Visual Studio
    33     Visual C++ 2013 Update 4, can create app projects for Windows Phone 8.0,
    32     add-in, "Tools for Maintaining Store apps for Windows 8", allows projects
    34     Windows Phone 8.1, and Windows 8.1, but not Windows 8.0.  An optional
    33     that are created with Visual C++ 2012, which can create Windows 8.0 apps,
    35     Visual Studio add-in, "Tools for Maintaining Store apps for Windows 8",
    34     to be loaded and built with non-Express editions of Visual C++ 2013.  More
    36     allows Visual C++ 2013 to load and build Windows 8.0 projects that were
    35     details on targeting different versions of Windows can found at the
    37     created with Visual C++ 2012, so long as Visual C++ 2012 is installed
    36     following web pages:
    38     on the same machine.  More details on targeting different versions of
       
    39     Windows can found at the following web pages:
    37       - [Develop apps by using Visual Studio 2013](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211384.aspx)
    40       - [Develop apps by using Visual Studio 2013](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211384.aspx)
    38       - [To add the Tools for Maintaining Store apps for Windows 8](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/dn263114.aspx#AddMaintenanceTools)
    41       - [To add the Tools for Maintaining Store apps for Windows 8](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/dn263114.aspx#AddMaintenanceTools)
    39 * A valid Microsoft account - This requirement is not imposed by SDL, but
    42 * A valid Microsoft account - This requirement is not imposed by SDL, but
    40   rather by Microsoft's Visual C++ toolchain.  This is required to launch or 
    43   rather by Microsoft's Visual C++ toolchain.  This is required to launch or 
    41   debug apps.
    44   debug apps.