Microsoft is currently pulling the wraps off its Windows 8 consumer release at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, but the company has already made .ISO downloads of its highly anticipated OS available.
To download now, click through to preview.windows.com. Localized versions for English, French, Chinese, German, and Japanese are available.
Detailed instructions for installing the download are available at the above URL. Microsoft notes that to use touch, you'll need a tablet or monitor that supports multitouch.
For complete coverage of Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview announcement, click here: Microsoft releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and it's much improved.