What's new in Power BI?

September 2023 Update (2.121.644.0)

September brings a new classroom full of Power BI updates, its curriculum chock full of features and new insights for your data, your visuals, and the models you can't wait to share with new-found friends.

This article describes updates to Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service. To learn about updates for mobile, check out What's new in the mobile apps for Power BI.

The links beside each feature in the list are follows:

  • [blog]: Most features are explained in a section in the monthly update blog post.
  • [video]: Some features have a video excerpt that discusses the feature, which plays in a new browser tab.
  • [article]: Some features have an article that provides more detail.
  • The remaining features are self-explanatory and don't need an article or video.

Get the latest version of Power BI Desktop from the Download Center. If you're running Windows 10, you can also get Power BI Desktop from the Microsoft Store. Regardless of how you install Power BI Desktop, the monthly versions are the same, although the version numbering may differ. For more information about downloading and installing Power BI Desktop, see Get Power BI Desktop.


Power BI Desktop is updated and released on a monthly basis, incorporating customer feedback and new features. Only the most recent version of Power BI Desktop is supported; customers who contact support for Power BI Desktop will be asked to upgrade to the most recent version. You can get the most recent version of Power BI Desktop from the Windows Store, or as a single executable containing all supported languages that you download and install on your computer.


Power BI Desktop is no longer supported on Windows 7. Power BI Desktop is supported on Windows 8 or newer versions of Windows, for the most recent release of Power BI Desktop only.

The following updates are new to Power BI Desktop this month:



Data connectivity


See the data sources available to Power BI Desktop. Our list is always growing, so check back often.


  • Many new and updated visuals [blog]


  • Upgrade Power BI Desktop .NET Framework to 4.7.2 or newer [blog]

For detailed information about each new feature, see Power BI feature summary blog post.

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Updates for previous months

Looking for Power BI updates for previous months? You can find them in the Power BI monthly updates archive.