October 2016 Build of Windows Developer Evaluation Virtual Machines Released

Microsoft Windows developer evaluation virtual machines (evaluation and non-evaluation version) October 2016 build available for download.

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The October 2016 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines (VM) on Windows Dev Center released today come in Hyper-V, Parallels, VirtualBox and VMWare flavors.

Additionally, those need a non-evaluation version, can get licensed virtual machines as well but you must have a Windows 10 Pro key.

In addition, Azure portal also has virtual machines, that you can spin up with the Windows Developer tooling installed.

These evaluation VMs will expire on 01/17/17, and the installs contain:

  • "Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation, Version 1607,
  • Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 3 (Build 14.0.25425.01),
  • Windows developer SDK and tools (Build 14393),
  • Microsoft Azure SDK for .NET (Build 2.9.5),
  • Windows Bridge for iOS (0.2.160927),
  • Windows UWP samples (October 2016 Update),
  • Windows Bridge for iOS samples,
  • and Bash on Ubuntu on Windows," dev team writes.

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