We are happy to announce that MSIX Packaging Tool (Preview) is now available to from the Microsoft Store. MSIX Packaging Tool enables you to update your existing win32 application packages to the MSIX format. You can run your desktop installers through this tool and obtain an MSIX package that you can install on your machine and upload to the Microsoft Store (coming soon).
To install MSIX Packaging Tool from Microsoft Store, go here, making sure you are logged in with the MSA that is used for your Windows Insider Program. Next, go to the product description page and click the Install icon to begin the installation.
Remember, this a preview and not all features are supported. Here is what you can expect to be able to do with this preview:
Features not supported in the tool are currently greyed out. Here are some of highlighted missing features:
The app is automatically update from the Microsoft Store. More features will be available in August as we update the MSIX Packaging Tool (Preview).
How to file feedback:
Launch the MSIX Packaging Tool and select the Settings (gear) icon, then select Feedback. You will be redirected to Feedback Hub where you can file feedback for suggestions or problems and see other feedback items and upvote as necessary.
Here are some things to keep in mind:
Blog Credit: Peyman Zanjani, Program Manager, Microsoft