Microsoft started offering Windows 8.1 for all those Windows enthusiasts to test out its new features. You can download an ISO image of Windows 8.1 from Windows Store Update. You can mount or burn it and install it on your preferred device. Also Check How to Download Windows 8.1 Preview
Let’s have a look at new features in Windows 8.1
Microsoft discontinued the start button with Windows 8 which made many Windows lovers unhapppy. Most awaited and notable change is return of Start button. As before you can access start screen by pressing Windows Key. But sadly there’s no start menu.
With Windows 8 you could snap two apps side-by-side. In Windows 8.1, you can now snap four apps vertically on-screen. You can resize the apps by dragging them when you have snapped two apps side-by-side. This feature should please the multitaskers among us.
Most of the native apps have been updated. Photos app has been updated too which brings new experience to photo editing. Image tweaking option has been added too.
3D Printing API
Integrated 3D printing makes Windows 8.1 the first OS to have native 3D printing support.
Windows 8.1 brings 3D maps. Bing Maps are being taken seriously. Moreover there is no information regarding cities which will be covered.
Can’t wait to test out Windows 8.1 on your machine? Check out this post which will guide you on how to Download Windows 8.1 (x86 or x64) for free!