Microsoft releases 2016 edition of Windows developer virtual machines

By: Vamien McKalin
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On June 1, 2016, Microsoft released the June 2016 edition of its Windows developer virtual machines (VM) on Windows Dev Center. The VMs come in VMWare, VirtualBox, Parallels, and Hyper-V flavors. They are expected to expire August 23, 2016.

The latest edition will include the following:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation, Version 1511 (Build 10586)
  • Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 2
  • Windows developer SDK and tools (Build 10586)
  • Windows IoT Core SDK and Raspberry Pi 2 (Build 10586.0.151029-1700)
  • Windows IoT Core project templates (Version 1.0)
  • Microsoft Azure SDK for .NET (Build 2.9.1)
  • Windows Bridge for iOS (Build 0.1.160525)
  • Windows UWP samples (Build 3.0.0)
  • Windows Bridge for iOS samples

When it comes to VM,  Windows 10 now supports VMware Workstation 12 Pro, good news for those who work a lot with the platform. Furthermore, if you’re wondering how to get Windows 10 up and running via VM, here’s a basic tip to get started.

Have some feedback you’d want to share with Microsoft? Let it know using the UserVoice website.

For more information, visit the Windows Blog.

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