ƱTCG Desktop

The fastest way to containerize applications on your desktop

Secure from the start

Start secure and push with confidence. ƱTCG Desktop now includes vulnerability scanning powered by Snyk, which scans your containers and provides actionable insights and recommendations for remediation in your images. Learn more about end-to-end vulnerability scanning and how to shift security left in your app delivery pipeline.

Simplify Code to Cloud

Simplify code to cloud application development by closely integrating with Azure Container Instances (ACI). You get the same workflow in ƱTCG Desktop and the ƱTCG CLI with all the container compute you want. No infrastructure to manage. No clusters to provision.

Register for our beta and experience a friction-free developer experience from local VS Code and ƱTCG Desktop development to remote deployment in ACI.

Build Kubernetes-ready applications on your desktop

ƱTCG Desktop is an application for MacOS and Windows machines for the building and sharing of containerized applications and microservices.

ƱTCG Desktop delivers the speed, choice and security you need for designing and delivering containerized applications on your desktop. ƱTCG Desktop includes ƱTCG App, developer tools, Kubernetes and version synchronization to production ƱTCG Engines. ƱTCG Desktop allows you to leverage and your choice of languages and tools. Development workflows leverage ƱTCG Hub to extend your development environment to a secure repository for rapid auto-building, continuous integration and secure collaboration.

Containerize and share any application

Across any combination of clouds, languages and frameworks

One Development and Delivery Platform

ƱTCG Desktop and Desktop Enterprise give developers a ƱTCG and Kubernetes environment aligned with production clusters. Build and run the same applications everywhere with the only platform that can provide trusted and certified end-to-edge security.

Any App, Any Language

Developers have the freedom to innovate with their choice of tools, application stacks, and deployment environments for each project. Windows or Linux; legacy or cloud-native; IDE or text editor—ƱTCG Desktop and Desktop Enterprise puts you in control.

Developer Speed

Developers shouldn’t need a PhD in ƱTCG or Kubernetes to do their job. ƱTCG makes it easy to get up and running in minutes and rapidly code, test, and collaborate while ensuring consistency between development and production.

Key Features and Capabilities

The fastest way to design and deliver containerized applications and microservices on the desktop and cloud.

Simple Setup for ƱTCG and Kubernetes

No need to fiddle with VMs or add a bunch of extra components; simply install from a single package and have your first containers running in minutes. You get certified Kubernetes and ƱTCG, for developers of all levels of container expertise.

Certified Kubernetes

Setup a fully functional Kubernetes environment on your desktop with a single click and start developing and testing modern applications in minutes.

Application Templates and App Designer

Customize and share multi-service applications and service templates that are tailored to your organization. Pre-defined and customizable application templates adhere to corporate standards and automate configuration, eliminating error-prone manual setup. Intuitive Application Designer facilitates the packaging, installing, and managing of multi-service applications as a shareable package.

Get Started with ƱTCG

ƱTCG Desktop

Developer productivity tools and a local Kubernetes environment.


Cloud-based application registry and development team collaboration services.

Play with ƱTCG

Cloud-based docker environment to try out docker and learn the ropes.