Windows Embedded Compact Update 3 is now available for download – here’s the link.

What’s in the update? – here’s the overview from the MSDN download website.

This release contains an update for the Compact Test Kit that includes the CTK Automation Tool Solution (CATS), a new tool that enables automation of test scenario execution on Windows Embedded Compact 7 devices.

The CETK update also includes a Stress Tool, a new tool for automating stress tests.

Silverlight for Windows Embedded sample code for the Compact 7 Media Player has been updated. Previously provided only in binary format, the Media Player sample User Interface is now included in source code and a dependency on the compositor in the sample code has been removed, which is expected to improve performance across most hardware configurations.

This update also includes cumulative bug fixes for the Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system, Platform Builder tools and the Compact Test Kit.

For complete details regarding the updates in this release, please download the WindowsEmbeddedCompact_7_with_Update3_ReleaseNotes.htm file (download from the same page).

- Mike