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Microsoft has released Windows Package Manager 1.6.2701.



Windows Package Manager 1.6.2701

This release is the second stable release of Windows Package Manager 1.6 for Windows 10 (1809+) and Windows 11. Experimental features have been disabled in this release.

The  winget configure command is now a stable feature and can be used to automatically handle the setup and configuration requirements for an ideal development environment on your Windows machine. Applying a WinGet configuration file helps with installing and managing software packages, applications, programming languages, frameworks, tools, or settings necessary for a project.

Support for package dependencies is also included in this stable release. You can also use the winget download command to download a package installer to your local machine.

What's Changed

  • Set default user agent for http range requests by  @yao-msft in  #3645
  • Change alternate url by  @JohnMcPMS in  #3646
  • Improve packaged source updating by  @JohnMcPMS in  #3657
  • Add a bit of randomness to the wait time after source update failure by  @JohnMcPMS in  #3661
  • Log Com invocation startup telemetry and delay auto update time when invoked from explorer by @yaomsftin  #3665
  • Fix localized strings output by  @mdanish-kh in  #3673
  • Improve the version header detection and logging by  @JohnMcPMS in  #3680

Full Changelog release-v1.6.2631...release-v1.6.2701



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