Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Can Now Be Downloaded

Posted Jun 1, 2012

Microsoft Corporation has made the Windows 8 Release Preview available for download. The final pre-release lets developers play around with the new Windows Metro user interface along with a preview of Windows 8 apps like Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger. The Release Preview performance has been improved and there has been some stability fixes. You can download the Windows 8 Release Preview from here. Below is a list of the system requirements:

  • Processor: 1GHz or higher
  • RAM: 1GB (32-bit) or 2GB (64-bit)
  • Hard drive space: 16GB (32-bit) or 20GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX9 graphics device with WDDM driver
  • A tablet that supports multitouch if you want to use touch
  • Active internet connection to access Windows Store and screen resolution of at least 1366×768.