Here’s How to Download Windows 8 Release Preview Right Now

Want to get the latest version of Windows 8 right now? This one is called the Release Preview, and it’s available for download right now. There’s a lot of little bugs resolved, the multi-monitor support has improved, and you should download it now.

You can grab the regular installer, or you can get the ISO image and use it in a virtual machine.

Download Windows 8 Release Preview in ISO format

Download the Windows 8 Release Preview

If you want a quick way to install it without messing up your partitions, you can read our guide on seamlessly dual-booting Windows 7 and Windows 8 the easy way, which uses the VHD boot feature to install with a virtual hard drive.

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