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Windows 11 Now Official, with a New design, Start menu, and More


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Windows Microsoft's new Windows operating system has been available for over six years, after the release of Windows 10 in July 2015. The update termed the "next generation" of Windows, features a significant overhaul over its predecessor, including a completely new boot screen and startup sound, as well as a more centrally located Start menu and updated widgets. The unpleasant "Hi Cortana" welcome screen and Live Tiles are also gone in Windows 11.

Windows 11 features

Windows 11 starts with a new startup screen and proceeds to give all major Windows parts a new look and feel. Menus and windows have rounded corners, which are comparable to the current iPadOS version. The Start menu, which is intended at giving a modern experience, is also located in the center.

The new Start menu and revamped Start button, both focused on the taskbar, are the first things you'll notice about Windows 11. This UI is extremely similar to what we first saw in Windows 10X, a project that Microsoft canceled after it was originally meant for dual-screen devices. Windows 11 incorporates a lot of the UI development that went into Windows 10X.

New sounds and notifications, including a new startup sound, are also included in Windows 11. There are also small differences in gestures. You'll also receive new themes, wallpapers, and a dark mode that's been upgraded.

A revamped widgets experience is also included in Windows 11. Widgets can be brought to the front of the screen by swiping from the left, or they can be set full screen. You have the flexibility to rearrange or resize widgets according to your preferences. You may also add or delete widgets that will help you stay up to date on the latest news and weather.

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Snap Layouts, as Microsoft refers to them, allow you to easily snap apps into the many modes that Windows 11 supports. Thanks to a feature called Snap Groups, this new version of Windows 11 will also remember where your apps are located. It appears to be a practical solution to handle multiple monitors and ensure that apps open on the correct screen at all times. This is especially useful if you're using a laptop with a monitor attached or a typical desktop computer with numerous screens.

Microsoft has also incorporated its Teams collaboration platform into Windows 11 and included a universal mute and unmute feature to make virtual calls easier. Similarly, users can utilize the Desktop Share functionality to share their windows with those who are participating in a virtual meeting. However, you might miss Skype. Windows 11 continues to focus on performance. Since Windows updates are now done in the background, they are 40 percent smaller and more efficient. Hopefully, this means Windows 11 won't interrupt you when you're working.

The most significant development is that Windows 11 will support Android apps. To make this a reality, Microsoft has worked with Amazon and Intel, and Windows 11 will use Intel Bridge technology to accomplish it. Microsoft displayed TikTok and other Android apps coexisting with Windows apps on Windows 11, and the firm plans to reveal more details “in the coming months.”

Availability of Windows 11

Starting next week, Windows 11 will be available to Windows Insider members for testing purposes. Later this year, it will be available as a free upgrade for Windows 10 users, and it will be pre-installed on new PCs.


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