UWP, or Universal Windows Platform, is a platform developed by Microsoft for building and deploying applications that run on Windows 10 devices, such as desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. UWP provides a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) and tools that enable developers to create apps that are optimized for the Windows 10 user experience, and can be distributed through the Microsoft Store. UWP apps are designed to be responsive and adaptable to different screen sizes and device types, and can take advantage of Windows 10 features such as Cortana, Ink, and Live Tiles. UWP also provides a secure and sandboxed environment for apps, ensuring that they do not interfere with other apps or the operating system. UWP has become a key platform for Windows app development, offering a consistent and modern user experience across devices, and enabling developers to reach a large and diverse audience of Windows users.