How to check Version Number of Apps & Programs on Windows 10?

If any app or program is not working correctly on your Windows 11/10 PC, you need to repair the app and program on your Laptop and PC. For this, you will need to troubleshoot them. When you do this process, you will need to version a number of the app.

On Windows 10, you will find the apps and program version numbers installed on your PC and Laptop. In this article, we will guide you on how to find out the apps and program version numbers on Windows 10 PC.

There are at least three methods to find the version number of desktop programs and the Microsoft Store app. These are the following:-

1. Check the version number of apps & programs through the Settings app,
2. Check the version number of classic desktop programs using the Control Panel,
3. Check the version number of desktop programs and apps within the programs and apps.

How to check the version number of apps & programs through the Settings app?

To know the version number of apps & programs through the Settings app, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Setting App by pressing Windows Logo + I keys simultaneously.

Step 2. Select the Apps category. Then, under the Apps category, click the left-side menu Apps & features to see all installed apps and programs on your Windows 10 PC.

This list shows apps installed from the Microsoft Store and classic programs installed from other sources.

Step 3. To view the version number of classic desktop programs, click on the program name.

Step 4. Below the program entry, you can see the version number.

If you want to check or see the app’s version number installed from the Microsoft Store, you need to perform one more step.

Step 5. Click on the app entry and then hit the “Advanced options” link.

Note: You will not find any “Advanced options” link for a classic desktop program; this is for your information.

Step 6. In the Specifications section, you can see the currently installed app’s version number on your Windows 10 PC.

How can the version number of classic desktop programs be checked using the Control Panel?

Classic Control Panel also allows checking the installed program’s version number. However, it will not find any app installed through the Microsoft Store. To find the version number of the installed program using the Control Panel, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Press Windows Logo + R keys simultaneously to open the Run box command. Type the following and hit Enter from the keyboard to open the Program and Features window under Control Panel.

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Step 2. The Programs and Features window displays a lot of information about the installed programs. Here, you can see, Name, Publisher, Install date, Size, and Version.

How to check the version number of desktop programs and apps within the programs and apps?

Most software developers include the version number on their program in the About menu. To find out the desktop program’s version number, navigate the Help menu and click the AboutCheck for update, or a similar option to know the program’s version number.
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