UWPSpy v1.1: Support for WinUI 3 applications

UWPSpy was just updated to support WinUI 3 applications. The experience is the same, so check out the project’s page if you’re not familiar with it yet.

UWPSpy v1.1 inspecting a WinUI 3 applications

Posted in Software, Updates on September 25th, 2023. No Comments.


Introducing UWPSpy, an inspection tool for UWP and WinUI 3 applications that enables to view and manipulate UI elements and their properties in real time.

I’ve been interested in UWP since the release of Windows 11, where the taskbar UI was reimplemented using a new technology called XAML Islands. I created UWPSpy after gaining some experience with UWP. UWPSpy makes it easy to experiment with UWP UI elements and see how various changes behave before making them permanent. One example where UWPSpy comes in handy is with the Windows 11 Taskbar Styler mod, refer to its details page to see examples of UI customizations that are possible.
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Posted in Releases, Software on August 9th, 2023. 19 Comments.