Windows 8.1 preview now available to general public

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Attention all you anxious Windows 8.1 fans, because this one is for you. Steve Ballmer hopped on stage at today’s Microsoft Build conference to let the general public know that an official Windows 8.1 preview program is now available for download. Ballmer also noted that the preview is perfect for any developers out there who are looking to craft items and applications for use on the Windows 8.1 platform. This is a great chance for the skeptics out there who have been holding out on making the Windows 8 jump to see what Microsoft’s future OS has in store for you.

You can grab the preview right now from the following Web link. Keep in mind that you will also need to download a small update to your current Windows 8 OS in order to accommodate the preview version of 8.1. Microsoft also released a handy video that showcases some of the new features for all of you that aren’t necessarily interested in trying the preview version out, but still want to get a glimpse at what it has to offer. Be sure to check out the video below and stay tuned to Digital Trends for more news regarding the upcoming Windows 8.1 update!