Downloads for Windows

Get your hands on Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 brings you exciting new ways to use your PC. It's fast, fluid, intuitive, and designed to let you do what you want, the way you want.

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Personalize your PC

Path leading through rolling hills, Kaiserstuhl, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, background from Footpaths theme

Themes

Get whole sets of pictures, window colors, and sounds to personalize your computer.

Milky Way over Mount Hood (Oregon, U.S.) background

Wallpapers

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

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Languages

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.

New PCs for you

See how you can get things done and have more fun with a Windows 8.1 laptop, tablet, 2-in-1, or desktop.

Explore new PCs

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

Create, share, and enjoy your media

A person using Windows Movie Maker on a laptop

Windows Movie Maker

Turn your videos and photos into movies with a soundtrack and stylized theme.

A person using Windows Photo Gallery on a laptop

Windows Photo Gallery

Manage and edit your photos, create slide shows, then share with friends and family.

A person using Windows Media Player on a laptop

Windows Media Player

Organize and sync your movies and music and play them just about anywhere.

A person using Mail on a PC

Mail, Writer, and more

Organize mail, keep up with blog posts, and store and sync files and photos with these free Windows programs.

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.

Utilities

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.

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