Microsoft recently launched windows 8 Developer Preview a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. This developer preview is just like a beta version of the windows 8. It means that it is not completely ready for using but still you can check how it looks and some new features in windows 8. Windows 8 operating system (OS) is launched for both 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.

Windows 8 Developer Preview:

I tried windows 8, after trying what I feel is-windows 8 got major changes when we compare with other OS. Booting screen got green look, installation of windows 8 takes only few minutes and it install very fast, it got some major changes in design as well.

 

Windows 8 Developer Preview Download Links:

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Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)

DOWNLOAD (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

 

Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64)

DOWNLOAD (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.

 

Windows Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)

DOWNLOAD (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.

 

 

Official Link: Windows Developer Preview downloads