Windows 8.1 Blue

6.3.9431 · Version 1310

Build 9431 for pc screenshot

Tiles

  • Small and Large tiles have been added to the start screen.
  • You can now change multiple tiles at once.
  • Tiles can now show their download status on the startscreen and All apps list.
  • Tiles for desktop apps now get an accent color based on their most prominent color.
  • Improved support for portret mode.
  • Browser now always use their Modern UI-version of their tile, even if it isn't the default browser.
  • When pinning a tile to the startscreen from within an app, you can now choose its size.

All Apps

  • There is an "All apps" button on the bottom of the screen when using a mouse and keyboard.
  • You can now sort apps on name, date, most used and category.
  • There is now a search field.
  • You can now access All apps by swyping up from the start screen.
  • New apps aren't pinned to the start screen by default anymore.
  • You can now change the behavior of search when searching in the All apps screne.
  • You can now display desktop apps first.
  • New apps are now labeled as "New".

Personalize

  • Changing the start screen will now start a new edit mode.
  • You can now set the desktop background as the start screen background.
  • There are multiple new tatoos added to the startscreen (including dynamic tatoos).
  • Multiple new colors have been added to choose from.
  • The startscreen can now show up to 9 rows of tiles.

Interface

  • When Snap is being used, Windows will ask where to open an app.
  • Apps now open in snap view when triggered from within another app.
  • Apps now can be selected by holding them.
  • Snap can now use multiple sizes.
  • You can now snap up to 4 apps per screen (depeding on your resolution).
  • You can now use multiple Windows Apps on multiple screens.
  • The start button has now a visual image again.
  • You can now choose to boot to the desktop.
  • You can now disable hot corners.
  • If you have a high resolution, the charmsbar will (depending on the used hotcorner) appear higher or lower.
  • You can now add an app to alarm notifications.
  • The keyboard has been improved with numerous features.
  • You can now set a presentation as lock screen.

Internet Explorer

  • Tabs can now be synced.
  • Click-to-call is a new feature.
  • You can now choose to always display the address bar and tabs.
  • You can now open more then 10 tabs.
  • A Download list has been added.
  • Tiles can now have more formats.
  • Reading View is a new option that opens a reading-optimized environment.
  • Website Tiles can now show a feed.
  • Improved support for CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Support for WebGL, MDEG Dash and SPDY.
  • Brand now F12-Tools.

Build-in apps

  • All apps now support portrait mode.
  • You can now remove apps from more devices at once.
  • PC Settings
    • Your start screen can now sync between devices.
    • Multiple new features have been added.
    • The app has a major revamped interface.
    • You can now pin PC Settings to the start screen.
  • Photos
    • There are multiple new options to change photos.
    • Facebook- and Flickr-integration has been removed.
  • SkyDrive
    • It's now possible to view local files from the app.
    • You can now choose to save files to SkyDrive.
    • SkyDrive has been integrated better into the OS.
  • Windows Store
    • The Windows Store a has received a major revamp.
    • Apps will now be updated automatically.
    • The icon has been changed.
    • The Windows Store tile now shows spotlight apps.
  • New apps
    • Skype - replaces Messaging
    • Calculator
  • Bing Drink and Food
    • Bing Health and Fitness
    • Help & Tips
    • Alarms
    • Reading List
    • Search
  • Removed apps
    • Messaging - replaced by Skype
    • Bing - replaced by Search

And further

  • Support for NFC, 3G and 4G.
  • Wireless printing without additional drivers.
  • 2-step authentication.
  • DirectX 11.2 is now available.
  • The Windows Prestation-index has been removed.
  • The Windows kernel has been updated from version 6.2 to 6.3.
  • Native support for 3D-printers.
  • New installation interface.
  • You can now replace Command Prompt with PowerShelll.
  • Improved support for high resolutions.

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In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

Changelog not available

The changelog you're looking for is not available. There can be a number of reasons for this:

  • The build you're looking at was just released and we're still working on the first draft of the changelog
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  • An issue is preventing us from fetching the content

In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

Changelog not available

The changelog you're looking for is not available. There can be a number of reasons for this:

  • The build you're looking at was just released and we're still working on the first draft of the changelog
  • This build doesn't exist (are you certain you followed an URL on our own website?)
  • An issue is preventing us from fetching the content

In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

26 June 2013

Tiles

  • Small and Large tiles have been added to the start screen.
  • You can now change multiple tiles at once.
  • Tiles can now show their download status on the startscreen and All apps list.
  • Tiles for desktop apps now get an accent color based on their most prominent color.
  • Improved support for portret mode.
  • Browser now always use their Modern UI-version of their tile, even if it isn't the default browser.
  • When pinning a tile to the startscreen from within an app, you can now choose its size.

All Apps

  • There is an "All apps" button on the bottom of the screen when using a mouse and keyboard.
  • You can now sort apps on name, date, most used and category.
  • There is now a search field.
  • You can now access All apps by swyping up from the start screen.
  • New apps aren't pinned to the start screen by default anymore.
  • You can now change the behavior of search when searching in the All apps screne.
  • You can now display desktop apps first.
  • New apps are now labeled as "New".

Personalize

  • Changing the start screen will now start a new edit mode.
  • You can now set the desktop background as the start screen background.
  • There are multiple new tatoos added to the startscreen (including dynamic tatoos).
  • Multiple new colors have been added to choose from.
  • The startscreen can now show up to 9 rows of tiles.

Interface

  • When Snap is being used, Windows will ask where to open an app.
  • Apps now open in snap view when triggered from within another app.
  • Apps now can be selected by holding them.
  • Snap can now use multiple sizes.
  • You can now snap up to 4 apps per screen (depeding on your resolution).
  • You can now use multiple Windows Apps on multiple screens.
  • The start button has now a visual image again.
  • You can now choose to boot to the desktop.
  • You can now disable hot corners.
  • If you have a high resolution, the charmsbar will (depending on the used hotcorner) appear higher or lower.
  • You can now add an app to alarm notifications.
  • The keyboard has been improved with numerous features.
  • You can now set a presentation as lock screen.

Internet Explorer

  • Tabs can now be synced.
  • Click-to-call is a new feature.
  • You can now choose to always display the address bar and tabs.
  • You can now open more then 10 tabs.
  • A Download list has been added.
  • Tiles can now have more formats.
  • Reading View is a new option that opens a reading-optimized environment.
  • Website Tiles can now show a feed.
  • Improved support for CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Support for WebGL, MDEG Dash and SPDY.
  • Brand now F12-Tools.

Build-in apps

  • All apps now support portrait mode.
  • You can now remove apps from more devices at once.
  • PC Settings
    • Your start screen can now sync between devices.
    • Multiple new features have been added.
    • The app has a major revamped interface.
    • You can now pin PC Settings to the start screen.
  • Photos
    • There are multiple new options to change photos.
    • Facebook- and Flickr-integration has been removed.
  • SkyDrive
    • It's now possible to view local files from the app.
    • You can now choose to save files to SkyDrive.
    • SkyDrive has been integrated better into the OS.
  • Windows Store
    • The Windows Store a has received a major revamp.
    • Apps will now be updated automatically.
    • The icon has been changed.
    • The Windows Store tile now shows spotlight apps.
  • New apps
    • Skype - replaces Messaging
    • Calculator
  • Bing Drink and Food
    • Bing Health and Fitness
    • Help & Tips
    • Alarms
    • Reading List
    • Search
  • Removed apps
    • Messaging - replaced by Skype
    • Bing - replaced by Search

And further

  • Support for NFC, 3G and 4G.
  • Wireless printing without additional drivers.
  • 2-step authentication.
  • DirectX 11.2 is now available.
  • The Windows Prestation-index has been removed.
  • The Windows kernel has been updated from version 6.2 to 6.3.
  • Native support for 3D-printers.
  • New installation interface.
  • You can now replace Command Prompt with PowerShelll.
  • Improved support for high resolutions.
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214)
Windows 8.1
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