Microsoft have launched a Developer Channel Version for Internet Explorer 7.
These new versions are only available for users of Windows 7 and 8.1.
The Developer Channel Versions are early builds of the browser, which enable new features such as: WebDriver API, GamePad API, F12 Developer Tools improvements and WebGL improvements, before they are included in the stable version of IE.
You need to have the following installed on Windows 7 to install the Developer Version
- Service Pack 1
- Internet Explorer 11
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
- Windows PowerShell 3.0 (comes with Windows Management Framework 3.0)
Note: You may have to restart your computer to finish installing the updates.
You can download IE Developer Channel versions from Microsoft’s official page. 32 bit/64 bit versions are available
The Developer Version of IE installs along side your existing version. So you can use either one you like, without worrying about the settings.