What’s new on Windows 11?
- Redesigned Start Menu: Windows 11 introduces a centered Start Menu with a simplified and more modern look.
- Taskbar Enhancements: The taskbar is centered by default and includes new features like the ability to group apps and access virtual desktops more easily.
- Snap Layouts and Snap Groups: Windows 11 introduces new ways to multitask with Snap Layouts, allowing you to organize and snap multiple windows into predefined layouts. Snap Groups remember your app configurations for easy retrieval.
- Virtual Desktop Enhancements: Virtual desktops have been enhanced in Windows 11 with the addition of a dedicated button on the taskbar, making it easier to create and switch between multiple desktops.
- Microsoft Store Redesign: The Microsoft Store has been completely redesigned, offering a new and improved browsing and downloading experience for apps, games, and entertainment content.
- Microsoft Teams Integration: Windows 11 integrates Microsoft Teams directly into the taskbar, providing quick access to video conferencing and chat features.
- Gaming Improvements: Windows 11 introduces several gaming enhancements, including DirectStorage support for faster loading times, Auto HDR for improved visuals, and improved support for Xbox Game Pass.
- Widgets: Windows 11 brings back widgets, allowing you to personalize your desktop with news, weather, calendar, and other information.
- Improved Touch, Pen, and Voice Input: Windows 11 includes enhancements for touch, pen, and voice input, making it more intuitive and responsive for devices with touchscreens or stylus support.
- New Microsoft Store Apps: Windows 11 introduces new first-party apps like Snipping Tool, Calculator, and Mail with updated designs and features.
- Performance and Productivity Enhancements: Windows 11 offers various performance optimizations and productivity features, such as improved power management, faster wake times, and enhanced support for hybrid work scenarios.
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