Microsoft: Windows 11 finally revealed

In a blog post, Microsoft detailed about the changes in UI for the Microsoft Office apps. The new feature would also add rounded corners and the office would sync with the default theme including the dark mode.

On Thursday, Microsoft finally revealed Windows 11, the biggest update in years to the PC operating system. The update brings substantial changes to the board, the changes include a new snap layout and groups for better multi-tasking, a revamped Microsoft Store, support for Android apps, a universal mute button, etc.

The refreshed UI is the most exciting and immediate noticeable change which brings a much modern look than Windows 10. Microsoft had been working on the new fluent design since 2017. Microsoft had been transitioning elements of Windows 10 with the new design language. In Windows 11, it can be seen that a broader adoption of the new Fluent design across the system interface and primary applications has occurred. The Microsoft Office Suite has been one of the areas where the new redesign is quite apparent.

In a blog post, Microsoft detailed about the changes in UI for the Microsoft Office apps. The new feature would also add rounded corners and the office would sync with the default theme including the dark mode.

The visual enhancements in the Microsoft Office will take advantage of the Windows 11, it would give a more seamless and simple PC experience across the apps based on the Fluent design language and system.

Windows 11 also introduces a new center Start Menu; which looks like the Chrome OS app launcher, better support for external monitors, new widget pane, etc.

The first build of the Windows 11 would be made available to the Windows Insiders next week, with the public roll out to occur by the end of 2021. The upgrade would be free for the Windows 10 users.

The Window 11 update also is Zero Trust ready and secured by design, it has a new built-in security technology that would add protection from the chip to the cloud. The key features of security would be hardware-based isolation, encryption and malware prevention, which are turned on by default. Windows 11 has also made the password-less feature easier by simplifying the steps to deploy the Windows Hello for Business.

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