Microsoft finally showed off to the World what it has planned for Windows 8. If you avoided all the leaked builds in anticipation for an official release, your wait is almost over.
Microsoft has announced that, everyone will be able to download the official developers preview from Microsoft. The download will be will come in 32bit and 64bit versions. You can also get the build with or without developers tools according to the building Windows 8 blog.
There has been a lot of excitement around Windows 8 including the hands on of a new Windows 8 tablet. Microsoft is upping their game when it comes to Windows with a new design language and many new features.
You wont have to wait much longer to try it out for yourself, you can download the ISOs from http://dev.windows.com.
Download Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64) (4.8 GB)
Sha 1 hash – 6FE9352FB59F6D0789AF35D1001BD4E4E81E42AF
All of the following come on a disk image file (.iso). See below for installation instructions.
- 64-bit Windows Developer Preview
- Windows SDK for Metro style apps
- Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express for Windows Developer Preview
- Microsoft Expression Blend 5 Developer Preview
- 28 Metro style apps including the BUILD Conference app
Download Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64) (3.6 GB)
Sha 1 hash – 79DBF235FD49F5C1C8F8C04E24BDE6E1D04DA1E9
Includes a disk image file (.iso) to install the Windows Developer Preview and Metro style apps on a 64-bit PC.
Download Windows Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86) (2.8 GB)
Sha 1 hash – 4E0698BBABE01ED27582C9FC16AD21C4422913CC
Includes a disk image file (.iso) to install the Windows Developer Preview and Metro style apps on a 32-bit PC.