After many leaks and rumours, Microsoft has launched its new version of the operating system for billions of computers around the world and the latest version of the Windows operating system is dubbed as Windows 11.
The new version of the Windows operating system comes with a redesigned user interface along with centrally placed Start Menu, better widget support, system wide dark mode, a brand new Windows Store and the most important and biggest feature of the operating system and that is the support for Android applications. Windows 11 coming after 6 years of Windows 10 and the new Windows operating system shares many features of killed windows 10X operating system. So without making any further delay let’s get into the article to explore the new Windows 11 in detail.
Everything about Windows 11
Windows 11 will boot with a fresh setup screen and the same offers a fresh look and feel across all core Windows elements. It brings rounded corners on menus and now the Start Menu is at the centre position of the taskbar.
The updated Start Menu also kills Live Tiles and now it offers a personalized experience by offering some recommended apps at the bottom. You will also get a dedicated search button and the same will enable users to search across apps and pre-loaded functions of the operating system.
Windows 11 is also loaded with new sounds and alerts, including the fresh startup sound. You will also notice subtle changes in terms of gestures as well. Microsoft also brings new themes in the latest version of the Windows operating system, it also brings new wallpapers, and an improved system wide dark mode.
The brand new Windows 11 features an updated widgets experience which is now powered by the artificial intelligence. You can call the Widgets on the front by swiping from the left or you can place the same in full screen as well. The widgets will update you with information about the latest news, weather updates, maps, and more.
Microsoft is also bringing a new feature that will quickly snap apps into various modes and the new feature is called Snap Layouts. The operating system also features Snap Groups and it is coming with the capability to remember where current apps are stored and restore them quickly and this particular feature will help users who use multiple monitors at once.
Windows 11 is coming with an improved touch keyboard and the same features GIFs integration from Tenor and the developers of the operating system also preloaded virtual keyboards and the operating system is also coming with the voice dictation support throughout the system. Windows 11 also supports voice typing and voice commands to ease your typing experience on the board. You will also notice many changes on the interface to enable an improved touch experience. Well, that means now Microsoft can provide an amazing experience on tablets as well and the company also includes gesture writing support and the Haptic feedback has added when using a stylus pen.
Windows 11 is coming with an improved experience for multiple monitors and the company also integrates its collaboration platform Teams within Windows 11 and the same will be available at the taskbar. The company has also added a universal mute and unmute functionality to help people make virtual calls with ease. This particular move confirms that the company has now said goodbye to Skype which was previously integrated into the Windows 10 operating system.
With the latest Windows 11 operating system, Microsoft has also enhanced performance for Chromium-based browsers. The developers of the company have also done many improvements for Microsoft Edge and that includes for accessing multiple tabs, along with the support for the vertical tab in the browser.
Windows 11 is also coming with improvements in the gaming setup as well and now the operating system supports for Auto HDR and DirectX 12 Ultimate. Microsoft also brings an xCloud integration in the latest version and the same will enable users to enjoy cloud gaming. It will also offer Xbox Game Pass access.
The company has also introduced a brand new Microsoft Store on Windows 11, it is also coming with the ability of search and the same comes with improved design as well. Moreover, Microsoft has also introduced zero-revenue share, this will enable the developers to keep the complete revenue in their hand through the store of the operating system and that means Microsoft will not keep any commission.
The latest Microsoft Store is also coming with a brand new Entertainment tab and that will provide movies and TV shows across all the popular streaming services. The operating system will also enable you to wirelessly cast the content to your smart TV.
One of the biggest changes in the latest Microsoft Store is the integration the Amazon Appstore and this will open the doors to the Android applications on the Windows operating system. Microsoft also enables developers to bring their application on the store with their favourite programming language that means you can bring an application on the board using Win32, .NET, UWP, Xamarin, Electron, React Native, Java, or Progressive Web Apps. At the announcement of the new store, Microsoft made available applications like Adobe Creative Cloud, Disney+, TikTok, Zoom, Instagram and some of its native apps such as Microsoft Teams, Visual Studio, Notepad and Paint.
Windows 11 will offer 40% smaller Windows updates and the same will deliver a faster experience in the background tasks. Speaking about the availability, it will be rolled out to the genuine Windows 10 users without any cost and the same will be available by later this year.
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