Windows 10 Creators Update Preview Build 14971 for PC arrives on the Fast ring, includes Paint 3D, removes Command Prompt

Continuing its weekly update schedule, Microsoft has rolled out another new Insider Preview build to the Fast ring. Build 14971 is only for PC this time around. Windows 10 Mobile users on the Slow ring can however, now upgrade to Build 14965.

There won’t be a new Insider Preview build for either platform next week, due to Thanksgiving, so you’ll have to make do with this one, which offers some interesting additions, and also says goodbye to the Command Prompt.

The Creators Update focuses on 3D, and Build 14971 includes the Paint 3D Preview app. If you open Paint from the Start menu, it’s the preview that will appear. It’s only available in English for now, but other languages will be made available in due course.

Next up, there’s the introduction of EPUB support in Microsoft Edge. If you already use Microsoft's browser as your default PDF viewer, you can now also use it to read unprotected ebooks. Edge lets you customize the reading experience by changing the font, text size and choosing a theme -- light, sepia, and dark.

You can search for words or phrases, use Cortana to define words, and bookmark your place to pick up where you left off.

PowerShell celebrates its tenth anniversary this week and in recognition for this long service, gets promoted to become the default command shell in the new build, replacing Command Prompt. That move may not be to everyone’s liking, so the good news is you can -- for now -- opt out of the change. Go to Settings > Personalization > Taskbar, and turn "Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the menu when I right-click the Start button or press Windows key+X" to "Off".

The Get Office (Beta) app has been updated to version 2.0 to become a new hub.

Other changes and improvements in this new build include:

Known issues for PC include:

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