What's new in the latest Power BI Desktop update?
June 2019 Update (2.70.5494.561)
Our June updates are here to spread sunshine and blue skies on your reports, with a refreshing and bright new color scheme for your Power BI Desktop, and a host of other improvements.
You can now download the latest version of Power BI Desktop. If you're running Windows 10, you can also get Power BI Desktop from the Windows Store. The monthly versions are the same even though the version numbering may differ between the two, regardless of which way you install Power BI Desktop. See this article for more information.
The links beside each update mean the following:
- [video] excerpts play in a new browser tab, when the feature is being discussed.
- Some features have an [article] that provides more detail.
- Most features are explained in the monthly update [blog] post.
- Lastly, some features are self-explanatory and don't need and article or video.
You can also watch the Latest Updates video from the beginning, right inside this article, by clicking on the play icon on the video image found below the list of updates.
The following updates are new to Power BI Desktop this month:
- Updated pane design [video] [blog]
- Visual level filters for slicers [video] [blog]
- Sorting for the performance analyzer pane [video] [blog]
- Conditional formatting updates for formatting options [video] [blog]
- Visual header tooltips [video] [blog]
- Table and matrix total label customization [video] [blog]
- Sync slicer support for hierarchy slicer [video] [blog]
- Consistent font sizes across visuals [video] [blog]
- Key influencers visual updates (preview) [video] [blog]
- Key influencers with Live connect to Power BI datasets
- Key influencers accessibility
- Support for Cloud RLS
- Manage aggregations dialog accessibility [video] [blog]
- Personalized visualization pane (preview) [video] [blog]
- Three new custom visuals and updates [video] [blog]
- Connect to shared and certified datasets [video] [blog]
- Common Data Service connector is now generally available [video] [blog]
- Azure Data Explorer connector is now generally available [video] [blog]
- Enhancements to the Cosmos DB connector [video] [blog]
- Entersoft data connector [video] [blog]
You can also check out all the data sources available to Power BI Desktop; our list is always growing, so check back often.
Want more information about these updates? Take a look at the blog post, where you can get more detailed information about each of these new features (this is the same blog post references in the list above).
The following video describes and shows each of these updates. You can also see the video from the blog post.
Like learning about Power BI through videos and other engaging content? Check out the following collection of video sources and content.
- Power BI channel - Power BI on YouTube
- Guided Learning for Power BI - a sequential learning tour of Power BI, in bite-size pieces
Previous months' updates
Looking for previous months' updates? You can find them in the Power BI Desktop Monthly Updates archive article.