Get the most out of your PC

Free downloads* to customise, protect, and enhance your computer.

Dandelion seed with water drops wallpaper, from Color Splash theme, in desktop PC screen

Personalize your PC

Silver-studded Blue Butterfly wallpaper from Morning theme


Windows themes work in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.

Blossoms in Rain wallpaper


Choose a desktop background (wallpaper) from the Gallery’s selection of beautiful images.

Three young people looking at computer together


Download a free language pack to see Windows in the language of your choice.

Splattered paint and pots wallpaper from Color Splash theme

Personalization Gallery

Visit the Personalization Gallery and surround yourself with the things you love.

Create, share and enjoy your media

Screenshot of Windows Movie Maker

Make it, watch it, listen to it, share it. These free downloads open a wider world of possibility.

Perfect for work and play

Get more done and have more fun with a Windows 8.1 PC.

Explore PCs

A tablet, a laptop, and an all-in-one running Windows 8.1

Protect and strengthen your PC

Microsoft Security Essentials

Seriously great antivirus protection that’s seriously free.

Service packs

Help keep your PC up to date with the latest free service packs for your version of Windows.


A wide range of apps and handy add-ons to help you get the most out of your PC.

Security and utilities

Great free software to help keep your PC safe and up to date.

* Internet access fees or other service charges may apply.

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