Microsoft announced that the Windows 8 Preview download reached the 3 million download mark. This comes as no surprise for many of us, as Microsoft’s Windows platform is the most popular and the most used desktop OS in the World, reports neowin.
Windows 8 developer preview was launched back in September and has already reached the developers across the world. Also, many of its enthusiasts and general users are still wanting to get their hands on the latest operating system on offer by Microsoft. The new operating system brings a fresh new interface, a bunch of new features, greater performance for desktops and a brand new interface for tablet users called Metro.
The Metro interface will give tablet users a larger interface for touch screens, with a tile based operating system, similar to Windows Phone 7. Metro interface is said to be the defining point of this version of windows and Microsoft is keeping no stone unturned in its development. It has spent a great deal of the last year to speed up development of Windows 8 and the results definitely shows off in the developer preview. The development seems to be moving in the right direction and the company is still innovating to keep Windows enthusiasts at the edge of their seats.
Windows 8 beta will be released in the month of February 2012 along with the launch of its Windows 8 Store with free apps at the start.
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