We know all that Windows 10 has been released to public on July 29th, 2015. But Microsoft has kept alive the Windows Insider program they introduced for testing of Windows 10 beta versions. Through Windows Insider program, the people who’re part of this are expected to getting newer and frequent builds of Windows 10. It’s quite clear that only the Windows Insiders will getting new build while the stable edition users are receiving only Windows Updates as usual.
Windows Insider program has worked positively and provided a great feedback to Microsoft. The company has now released a new build of Windows 10 Insider Preview aka build 14971. Their previous build was 14971 which introduced some new features and same is continued with this build as well.
Download Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14971
This new build can be obtained through Windows Updates. All you need to check new Windows Updates on your Windows 10 existing build that is taking advantage of Windows Insider program and upgrade. You can also select how this update goes from Fast or Slow (navigate Settings -> Update & security -> Windows Update). Please note that this build is released for Fast ring only. If you can’t check for new preview build inside Windows 10, refer this fixes:
What’s new in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14971
Here are the highlights of this build:
- Read EPUB books in Microsoft Edge
- Bringing 3D to Everyone via the Paint 3D Preview app
- PowerShell in the Shell
- Improved Typing Experience with Japanese and Chinese Input Method Editors (IMEs)
- Get Office (Beta) 2.0 included
You can read about these changes in detail along with things fixed and known issues for this build in official announcement post.
We’ll post more updates on Windows 10 when they’re available. So stay tuned, and right now enjoy this free preview build!