By piping code through this interpreter and changing a few other parts, it would be possible to transfer or port(计算机领域 名词为端口 动词为程序的移植) iOS apps to Windows 10, Microsoft said in a presentation at its Build developer conference in Seattle.
Already developers working for game-maker King have ported the massively popular Candy Crush Saga(你可能玩过这个游戏，叫做糖果传奇) to Windows using these tools.
A separate initiative, called Project Astoria, is aimed at Android and involves code built in to Windows itself that spots when an Android app is running and gives it the responses it expects.
Microsoft said this meant many Android apps would run with no changes on Windows mobile devices.
However, the way that Android is built means changes will have to be made to some apps.
The tactic is seen as a way for(写作句型) Microsoft to boost its popularity and persuade developers to include Windows 10 in their plans.
take action to boost the economy采取行动促进经济发展。a range of measures to boost tourism.推动旅游业发展的一系列举措。
Intensive reading did a lot to boost my confidence in English learning.精读文章增加了学习英语的信心。(你有没有这种感觉)
While many apps are already available on the Windows store, some popular ones, such as Pinterest and Plants v Zombies 2, are absent.
Microsoft has also added tools that let Android apps reach some parts of Windows, such as its Cortana(安卓系统的语音助手) personal assistant, they would not otherwise be able to use.
CCS Insight analyst Geoff Blaber said: "The decision to embrace Android and iOS applications is an imperfect solution to an undesirable problem.
"Nonetheless, it's a necessary move to attract developers otherwise lost to Apple and Google."