Windows 11 release date, New Features, and First Look | TechnoFacts

Windows 11

Windows 11

Microsoft will reveal next week what PC users have been waiting for a makeover of its Windows operating system which is Windows 11. The windows 11 release date and features are leaked online, Microsoft will mark the debut of Windows 11 on June 24.

Whatever Microsoft calls its next-generation Windows, the new update is going to bring a visual overhaul of Windows. Here’s what to expect from Microsoft’s upcoming operating system.

Microsoft’s Windows 1 release date and features were leaked online on 15th June, after the online leak the screenshots are officially released through the Chinese site Baidu. Where these screenshots show the new look of Windows 11 with a new user-friendly UI interface, New Start Menu, Rounded Corners, New Startup Sound, Center Aligned Taskbar, and More.

The interface of the new Windows 11 is very similar to Windows 10X, so it easy for the users who are very well-known to Windows 10.


The Windows 11 Features

new icons, taskbar alignment or start menu, search interface, file explorer, resizing and opening animation, new wallpapers with dark mode, Microsoft store, Xbox experience, Xbox app, and more these all-new features we are discussing in this article.


Start Menu and Rounded Corners

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windows 11 (image credit: Zac Bowden)

The layout of Windows 11 is similar to Windows 10X, so they just updated the user interface. The start menu consists of some pinned apps, a search button, recent files, a power button, recommended apps by Windows 11, and a profile. The default taskbar alignment is center, if you want to change the alignment you can change it from center to left.

Microsoft using the rounded corners in the layout, they also added the glassmorphism effect which looks good in the dark mode. The UI of icons is different from the older version. These rounded corners are visible in the context menus, apps, file explorer, and more.


Search Interface and file explorer

search interface
search interface
file explorer
file explorer

The search interface is in a new format with some options are added. Using these new options it is easy to find something like apps, files, documents, web content, and more. This search interface also contains recent and quick searches.

File explorer has only the new feel which is completed by the colorful icons. There is no change in the file explorer, in upcoming days there will be beta version will be available for the tester.


Windows widget and Microsoft store

windows widget
windows widget
Microsoft store
Microsoft store

Microsoft added the new labeled widgets to its operating system. Because of the early version of Windows 11, the widgets aren’t loaded fully. Widgets have direct access to news, weather forecast, sports content, and other web content.

The Microsoft store is similar to the older version with gaming, entertainment, productivity, and deal content. So, Unfortunately, there is no big update related to the Microsoft store.


sound

Visit the Windows YT channel they have added the new set of sounds and the duration is exactly around 11 minutes which hints at the new version of Windows 11. Startup sounds slowed down to a meditative here is the glimpse of sound for your ear, then feel it.


Xbox experience and Xbox app

Xbox experience
Xbox experience
Xbox app
Xbox app

Microsoft added the new setup experience of both Xbox experience and Xbox app, it’s very similar to Windows 10X. the new users or hardware have to pass the configuration steps for the Xbox experience. You can explore the new first pc games through Xbox game studios. Xbox app has access to game passes, social networks, and store to find new games first.


Wallpapers and Dark Mode

The new set of amazing wallpapers is added for Windows 11 for its cool look. Microsoft is providing the format of themes where you can combine the wallpapers, sounds, and colors. Windows 11 have pre-installed some themes with dark mode on, if you want some more themes you can download them from the Microsoft store.


Snap Feature

The snap feature is there to adjust the new windows open by users. You can adjust the windows side-by-side or in sections that are provided by options of snap features. Hold the maximize button for seconds then the options of snap features will be displayed.


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has already shared a teaser on the future of Windows during his keynote address at this year’s Build developer conference. He said he has been self-hosting it over the past several months and called it “the next generation of Windows.” Windows 11 features are very cool and Microsoft is adding the new features to Windows 11 to its original version.


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