An overview of the major changes in Silverlight Spy 4 compared to Silverlight Spy 3.

What's new

  • Support for Out of Browser
  • Support for Windows Phone 7 (emulator)
  • Support for file:// based browser applications
  • Support for IE6
  • Popup support
  • Search
  • Full dependency property support
  • Support for Reflector 7
  • Resource dictionary view replacing styles
  • Plugin extensions (currently disabled)
  • Various usability commands (jump to element type, save all, open in..)
  • FREE edition (learn more)


  • XAP download returns copy from browser cache
  • MEF-enabled apps fails when DLR enabled
  • Object browser references incorrect mscorlib version
  • Non en-us UI culture raises exceptions in PropertyGrid for composite types