The Windows Insider program allows users to sign up for early builds of the Windows OS which are usually only accessible to developers. And now it seems that the number of participating users is increasing fast.
The Windows Insider initiative was announced around a year ago along with Windows 10, and now it seems that it has reached an impressive number of users.
By the end of 2014, over 1.5 million people have already installed the Windows 10 technical preview and in the beginning of 2015, Windows Insider was used by Microsoft to deliver a preview for the mobile phone version of Windows 10.
Windows Insider is growing fast
Now, during the IFA event in Berlin, Microsoft official have revealed that there are now seven million people on the Windows Insider program, which is indeed quite impressive. This is a great program for Microsoft that allows it to test features and receive feedback directly from the users.
Windows 10 was officially released more than a month ago and Redmond already confirmed that there are more than 75 million devices running it. Around that time, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and Windows chief Terry Myerson revealed that the Windows Insider program had grown to over six million people.
So, as it turns out, Microsoft has added around 1 million users in 3 weeks, which is indeed nice. The program is currently essential to the Windows 10 mobile final release, as preview builds are being frequently released.