The wait is finally over as Microsoft has published the highly
anticipated Consumer Preview copy of Windows 8. Available as a public
download, the Consumer Preview build includes access to Metro style
applications and the over 100,000 changes Microsoft has made since the
Windows 8 Developer Preview.
The download comes bundled with a setup tool or in the form of an ISO
file. The Consumer Preview it is currently available in both 32-bit and
64-bit versions in English, Chinese, French, German, and Japanese.