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Microsoft has released Windows Package Manager 1.8.1911 for Windows 10 and 11. Features include HTTP proxy support, WinGet configuration mixed elevation mode, WinGet package icon support, and ARM64 PowerShell modules.

Windows Package Manager 1.8.1911

This is the second stable release of Windows Package Manager 1.8 for Windows 10 (1809+), and Windows 11.

Experimental features have been disabled in this release.

WinGet v1.8 will be the last stable version of WinGet with experimental features disabled. Starting in WinGet v1.9, stable releases will include the ability to enable experimental features unless blocked by Group Policy Objects (GPO).


  • HTTP Proxy support
  • WinGet Configuration Mixed Elevation Mode support via COM
  • WinGet Package Icon support via COM
  • PowerShell Modules work on ARM64
  • Control Characters shouldn't be allowed in user generated content
  • Downloading MSStore packages
  • Extracting archives using tar.exe
  • V2 Index

What's Changed

  • Remove experimental from index v2 by  @JohnMcPMS in  #4611
  • Fix for attempted use of capability API before it was introduced by  @JohnMcPMS in  #4623

Full Changelog release-v1.8.1791...release-v1.8.1911

Release Windows Package Manager 1.8.1911 · microsoft/winget-cli