XAML Spy Express

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XAML Spy Express is the free edition of XAML Spy. XAML Spy Express provides a limited, but useful set of features that allow you to spy on XAML apps for free. See the comparison chart below for more details on the features that are available in the Express edition compared to the licensed editions.

When installing XAML Spy for the first time, you can evaluate the product for a limited period. During the evaluation period you have access to all features of XAML Spy. Once the evaluation period has expired, XAML Spy will automatically switch to the XAML Spy Express edition, unless you purchase a license.

Comparison chart

Comparing the features of XAML Spy Express with the licensed editions of XAML Spy.

  express licensed
  Desktop app
  Visual Studio 2012/2013/2015 Extension  
Platform support
  Windows *)
  UI visual tree
  UI automation tree  
  UI logical tree  
  Xamarin Forms objects  
  Remote debugging (learn more)
  Search (learn more)
  Go to source
  View and edit properties
  XAML Spy API (learn more)  
  Extract XAML  
  Open and edit files  

*) Windows platform support includes Silverlight, Windows Phone, Windows Store, WPF and the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). For more details see Platform support.