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Developer's Description

Watch movies or play games with Xbox, Skype with friends, access files anywhere with SkyDrive, or find your next favorite app with the latest upgrade to Windows 8.1.

Cloud-connected with your Microsoft account

Sign in to your Windows 8 device with your Microsoft account and you're immediately connected to the people, files, and settings you care about. Your PC comes to life with all the things that make Windows yours, including your Start page, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites.

It's all about the apps

In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse great apps, all grouped in easy-to-find categories. We highlight great apps for you and provide quick access to frequently downloaded apps. You won't have to worry about buying something you don't want because you can try before you buy, if the app supports it.

Windows 8.1 is not designed for installation on devices running Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 is purchase-only software and can be bought and downloaded online or shipped via mail.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 8.1

General

Release October 17, 2013
Date Added October 17, 2013
Version 8.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7
Additional Requirements 1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit), 16GB disk space (32-bit) / 20GB (64-bit), DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0.

Popularity

Total Downloads 81,706
Downloads Last Week 27
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