Where To Download
Before you can download the Zune software, you must have a high-speed Internet connection. Even early versions of the Zune software are at least 50 MB, which will take the better part of a day to download on a dial-up connection.
The latest Zune software can be downloaded from either Microsoft or the Zune website. You need to have at least 1 GB of RAM and a 1 GHz processor in order to use the Zune software. Click here to download the software from Microsoft. Click here to download the software from the Zune website.
On the Microsoft site, click the Download button and choose a location to save the installation file. On the Zune website, you have several different download options. The first option allows you to sign up for the Zune Marketplace’s free 14-day trial and download the software. The next option allows you to download the 32 bit version of the software for Windows XP and higher. The final option allows you to download the 64 bit version of the Zune software for Windows Vista and higher. Choose the option that’s best for you and choose where to download the file on your computer.
If you find you do not like the latest version of the Zune software, you can install a prior version from Softonic.com. The version they provide is 3.1.620.0.
If you need to upgrade your Zune software, open your current Zune software. Select Settings from the top of the screen and then select Software. Select General from the options listed and select Check for Updates. Download and install any available updates.