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  • Windows 10 build 19624 is now available as an ARM64 VHDX

    Back in February, Microsoft introduced Hyper-V support for ARM64 PCs, something that was one of the key limitations at the time of Windows on ARM's launch. The only problem was that there was no way to actually spin up a Windows 10 virtual machine, because Microsoft doesn't make ARM64 images available.

  • Microsoft might release a Windows 10 VHDX for Hyper-V on ARM64 PCs

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has been dealing with some limitations with Windows on ARM since the platform was introduced a few years ago. One of those limitations was the lack of Hyper-V support, something that was recently added in Windows Insider Preview builds, although likely won't ship until about a year from now.

  • Windows 10 on ARM Could Soon Support 64-Bit x86 Apps

    Windows 10 on ARM still has far too many limitations to recommend, but one of the most serious may soon be eliminated. According to a recent code commit on GitHub, Microsoft is preparing to add support for 64-bit x86 application emulation to the platform.

  • An unofficial version of Brave browser brings native ARM64 support

    Privacy-focused Brave browser launched late last year after almost four years of being in the works. The browser is based on the Chromium open-source project and joins the likes of Microsoft Edge that is built on that platform. However, while Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft’s offering currently support ARM64 PCs natively in the stable channels, Brave does not.

  • Tweeten is now available for ARM64 devices like the Surface Pro X

    One of the issues with Windows on ARM PCs is a lack of native ARM64 applications. Although they do support x86 app emulation, the performance boost on native apps is always worthwhile. The latest app to join the ARM64 is Tweeten, a popular Twitter client that's based on TweetDeck.

  • Microsoft Edge Gets Native ARM64 Support

    WinDjView for Windows RTMicrosoft launched its new Chromium-based Edge browser back in January. At launch, however, the stable builds of the new browser did not include native support for Windows on ARM devices.

  • Windows 10 Support for Arm Chips Keeps Growing

    A new Preview Build lets Arm64 devices running Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise use Microsoft's hypervisor, Hyper-V. Microsoft isn’t backtracking on its support for the Arm64 chip architecture, despite some initial criticism and setbacks in terms of how the Windows 10 operating system (OS) and various apps work on it.

  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 19559 to the Fast Ring with ARM64 support for Hyper-V

    Windows on ARMIt's Wednesday, which means it's time for a new Windows 10 build to be released for Insiders in the Fast ring. As usual for the past few weeks, build 19559 doesn't come with any new features, and focuses mostly on fixing some issues and making smaller improvements.

  • Microsoft Adds ARM64 Support to Its Mouse and Keyboard Center App

    Microsoft quietly released a major new update to the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center app. And with the latest update, Microsoft is adding support for ARM64 devices (via Neowin). That means if you have a device with an ARM processor, you will now be able to use the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center app. That includes Microsoft’s new Surface Pro X, of course.

  • Edge Beta is now available for ARM64 devices

    WinDjView for Windows RTToday is a big day for Microsoft's Edge browser, which is now officially available as a Chromium-based browser instead of the old UWP version that ships with Windows 10. However, the initial release has some significant limitations, like the absence of history and extension syncing, and the lack of support for ARM64 devices.

  • Microsoft's Project xCloud will run on ARM Windows 10 PCs when it's released next year

    Windows on ARMOne of the issues with ARM-based Windows 10 PCs is gaming. There are few native ARM64 games, and they don't run well in emulation. x64 games don't run at all. There's good news though.

  • Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge browser is now available for ARM64 PCs

    WinDjView for Windows RTWindows 10's built-in Edge browser (now informally called Legacy Edge) has always natively supported ARM64, or at least since Windows on ARM was a thing. But up until now, those testing out Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser haven't been able to run it natively on ARM; they could only get the x86 version running in emulation. Now, testers can finally use native ARM64 Edge Chromium.

  • Microsoft’s Remote Desktop app adds ARM64 support

    Early reviews of the Surface Pro X suggest that Microsoft’s new $1000 tablet looks great, gets decent battery life, and performs well… when you’re running apps that have been ported to run on Windows devices with ARM-based processors.

  • Microsoft's new Edge will ship without ARM64 support, history sync, and extension sync

    Windows on ARMThis week at its Ignite 2019 conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced the general availability date of its new Chromium-based Edge browser, which has been in public testing since April. Beginning on January 15, it will be considered generally available, meaning that it will start updating users to its new browser.

  • Chrome for Windows on ARM is ready, but Google isn't releasing it

    Windows on ARMLast December at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit, the company announced that both Chromium and Firefox are coming to Windows on ARM, running natively on ARM64.

  • Windows 10 ARM-based PC app compatibility

    Windows on ARMApplications run differently on ARM-based Windows 10 PCs such as Surface Pro X. Limitations include the following:

  • Adobe is working to bring all of its Creative Cloud suite to Windows 10 on ARM

    Today at an event in New York City, Microsoft announced the Surface Pro X, a Windows 10 PC that uses a custom SQ1 processor. With an ARM chipset, Microsoft took the time to bring Adobe onstage, as Adobe products are often shown running on Surface PCs, and one thing that's not currently supported on ARM64 is Adobe's Creative Cloud suite.

  • Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge leaks for ARM64 PCs

    Windows on ARMIf you're using a Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PC, then you're probably looking forward to Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge browser. Unfortunately, it's not available in an ARM64 flavor just yet, so if you install it, you'll still get the emulated x86 version.

  • Wine Developers Release Hangover Alpha To Run Windows x86_64 Programs On 64-Bit ARM

    Windows on ARMWine developers André Hentschel and Stefan Dösinger have been working on "Hangover" as a means of running Windows x86/x86_64 applications on 64-bit ARM (AArch64) Linux and Android or even Windows for ARM. They are out today with the project's first alpha release.

  • WoA Installer lets you boot ARM64 Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi

    Windows on ARMRaspberry Pi redefines embedded computing for the masses. It can be the beginner’s step towards modern computing or the programming playground for kids or a handy tool for prototyping IoT gadgets.


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