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Docker Desktop for Windows

Getting Docker Desktop for Windows

Docker Desktop for Windows is free to download.


If you don't understand something about Docker Desktop for Windows, the extensive documentation is a great place to look for answers.


Users from the Docker Desktop community trade tips and tricks and discuss Docker Desktop for Windows in the user forum.

Problems with the Docker Desktop for Windows software can be filed as issues in this (docker/for-win) repository.

This Repository

This repository contains an issue tracker for Docker Desktop for Windows -- an integrated Docker experience on Microsoft Windows. If you find a problem with the software, first browse the existing issues or search from the bar at the top (s to focus) and then, if you don't find your issue, open a new issue.


Initially, issues are unlabeled. Issues are labeled in order to make tracking them easier. The meaning of the labels is roughly:

Label Meaning
area/compose related to docker/compose
area/database related to the configuration database
area/docker related to the Docker engine (docker/docker)
area/firewall related to Firewall
area/gui related to the Graphical User Interface
area/linux related to the Linux component
area/mounts related to -v bind mounts
area/network related to container networking
area/notary related to docker/notary
area/storage related to image and container storage (storage drivers)
area/volumes related to Docker volumes (volume drivers)
area/wincon related to Windows Containers
area/windows related to Windows integration
area/installer related to the installer/un-installer
kind/bug this issue describes a defect
kind/docs this issue describes a documentation change
kind/enhancement this issue describes a change to existing functionality
kind/feature this issue describes totally new functionality
kind/performance this issue describes a performance problem or measurement
status/0-triage The issue needs triaging
status/0-wont-fix This issue will not be fixed and therefore can be closed
status/0-more-info-needed The issue needs more information before it can be triaged
status/1-acknowledged The issue has been triaged and is being investigated
status/2-in-progress The issue has been assigned to a engineer and is waiting a fix
status/3-fixed The issue has been fixed in master
status/4-fix-released-beta The fix has been released!
status/4-fix-released-stable The fix has been released!
status/5-will-be-closed The issue will be closed in a few days

Component Projects

Docker Desktop for Windows uses many open source components. A full list of components and licenses is available inside of Docker Desktop from About Docker Desktop -> Acknowledgements in the 🐳 menu.

Some notable components include:

  • DataKit, a tool to orchestrate applications using a 9P dataflow
  • VPNKit, a set of tools and services for helping HyperKit VMs interoperate with host VPN configurations