Windows: in sync with the way you live
Windows 8.1 is an evolution of the Windows 8 vision for a world where great devices are paired with a powerful collection of essential apps and cloud-based services.
The best of work and play
With the new Windows, you get the best of work and play. Windows 8.1 Pro includes everything in Windows 8.1, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, manage your devices, access one PC from another, encrypt your data, and more.
Work across all your devices
Your Windows experience works across all your devices – from the best business tablet, to a thin and light notebook, to your high-performance workstation or all-in-one, whether you are at home, in or around the office, or working on the road.
Care of the essentials
And Windows takes care of the essentials – letting you manage personal devices in your organization, utilize your investments in your enterprise infrastructure, and enhancing the security of your environment.
The new Windows brings together all the things we do, complete with a fantastic collection of apps and services for the way we live.
Your familiar desktop
From the Start screen, you’re just a click away from the familiar Windows desktop you know, so you can do the stuff you’ve always done.
Your own unique start screen
Personalize your Start screen with your favorite news, friends, social networks, and apps. Customizable colors and backgrounds and four different sizes of tiles make your Windows as unique as you are.
The apps you want
In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos, and video editing, you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype, and Halo: Spartan Assault.
Mouse, keyboard, and now touch
Windows 8.1 Pro works with different types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another.
Enhanced data protection
_____Windows 8.1 Pro offers enhanced data protection, the ability to access your desktop remotely, and connectivity to your corporate or school networks via Domain join.
Your Office, your way
Experience Office at its best on Windows 8.1 devices. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse-using a keyboard, pen, or touchscreen. Don’t forget: Office is not part of Windows 8.1 Pro.