Windows Package Manager (Winget) update adds new experimental features

The Windows Package Manager -- also known as Winget -- is an open source tool designed to make it easier to install software on Windows 10 and Windows 11, by automating and speeding up the process. If you’ve used a package manager in a Linux distro you’ll know what to expect.

Microsoft has now released a new preview build with a number of a fixes and improvements. It has also enabled a raft of experimental features in the build.

Windows Package Manager 1.3.432-preview is the first development build since the Windows Package Manager 1.2 release candidate and will be made available to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel and Windows Package Manager Insiders.

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The full list of changes in the new release is as follows:

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