With today's Windows Insider Preview build in the Dev channel, Windows on ARM users can now run emulated x64 apps, opening the door to a much wider range to app compatibility, such as Adobe CC.
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Microsoft today made the long-awaited announcement that you'll be able to run AMD64 apps in emulation on Windows on ARM. It's coming to all generations of the platform, back to the Snapdragon 835.
We exclusively reported last year that Microsoft is working on support for 64-bit Intel (x86) apps for Windows 10 on ARM. Now, a code commit on GitHub by Microsoft further confirms those efforts.
Current Windows on ARM PCs can only run native ARM64 apps and emulated 32-bit Intel apps, but that's all going to change. Microsoft is working to bring 64-bit emulation to the platform.
According to reports, Microsoft will be releasing an ARM64 SDK at its Build 2018 developer conference in May. Unfortunately, it still doesn't solve the problem of currently unsupported x64 apps.
Mozilla seems to have finally decided that a 64-bit version of its popular Firefox browser is a worthy project to focus on. Unfortunately the first such version is only expected to launch next year.