Microsoft has finally officially launched its new Windows 11 with better organized features and new UI in the design of its next generation operating system in a big event today.
Microsoft Windows 11
This new update comes six years after the company launched Windows 10. Users were waiting for the launch of Windows 11 for a long time. Let’s know which new updates and features will be equipped with Windows 11
What’s new in Windows 11
The company has put a lot of focus on the design of its new Windows. Under which Windows has been updated with new themes and graphics. In the new Windows 11, a new start menu has been changed without live tiles and a new position has been given to the taskbar icon which has now been shifted to the center. Along with this, Windows Hello has also been given a new look.
The new changes introduced are similar to Windows 10X. It also has Android apps that you can install directly on your PC. Now it has been made easy for the users to connect one computer to another PC. System-wide dark and light modes are also available in the OS.
Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay launched it after telling the history of Windows. In the next generation Windows 11, the Start Menu Center has arrived. Something similar was also shown in its leaks. Many major changes have been made in the design of Windows 11. It also has widgets. At the same time, the dock bar is given at the bottom like Max. It is being said that Windows 11 will completely change the world of computers and laptops.
Windows 11 Snap Layout Features
With the help of Snap Layout, many Windows will be able to run on the same screen, Snap Layout has been built for multitasking in Windows 11. With its help, users can run multiple Windows simultaneously on the same screen. The company has not given this feature in any other operating system. At the same time, Snapgroup has been given for the collection of apps. It can be accessed from the taskbar. At the same time, connecting one computer to another PC will now be easier. Dock and Undock feature will provide high quality experience to professional users. The company has also changed the Edge browser. Here also users will be able to do multitasking in a single click. Not only this, with Windows 11, users can set their favorite wallpaper on every desktop.
Windows 11 supports Android Apps
The new App Store on Windows 11 will also support Android apps through the Amazon App Store. Users will be able to use apps in a smartphone format similar to picture-in-picture mode with a new feature called Snap Layout.
The new feature will allow the OS to remember the shapes that were set the last time the app was used. The Snap Layout feature is an updated version of the different split-screen options available on Windows 10.
The software company has claimed that Windows 11 will come with new features that have been made for business users, especially for those operating systems with external monitors. For example, when users undock a machine to take a call in a quiet room and then when users dock the machine again, the OS will automatically adjust the apps to a single screen.
Windows 11 Designed specifically for gaming
For gaming, Microsoft has launched a new Auto HDR feature to enhance the visuals. Windows 11 will also come with DirectX 12 Ultimate and Xbox Game Pass.
Windows 11: Better performance and improved Windows Update
A lot has also been done on the performance side, which should help things go faster and require less energy. This includes waking up from sleep mode and logging in with Windows Hello. Panos also said that all browsers, not just Edge, will be faster.
Windows Update will be improved, among other things by the updates will be 40 percent less than before, and take place in the background. We will probably get more details about this in due course.
The start menu has been renewed with the aim of making it easier for users to find what they are looking for. Among other things, users of Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) will be able to see the documents they have recently opened, also on other connected devices.
How to Download Windows 11 & When Windows 11 update will be available?
Although Windows did not talk about this issue at all, it did communicate to different media that Windows 11 will begin its deployment at the end of this year, specifically around Christmas time. Anyway, on their website they point out that it will most likely be available in early 2022. Of course, the developer version will be available in the coming weeks.
Windows 11 will be launched next Christmas, or probably a little ahead of time, so that new PCs come on the market with the new operating system in time for the Christmas gift shop
Desktop users who are using the licensed Windows version on their PC will automatically get the latest version update for free.To get the free update, users must have Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 operating system installed on their device.Let us tell you, Microsoft had earlier brought the option for Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 for free with the Free Upgrade Program.
Requirements to install Windows 11 on your computer
In the presentation they did not talk about the requirements to use Windows 11. However, on their official page they talk about some requirements to be able to install the operating system. These are the following:
- 1 GHz or faster processor with 2 or more cores and 64-bit support (goodbye 32-bit)
- Minimum 4 GB of RAM
- Minimum 64 GB of storage
- Graphics card with DirectX 12 / WDDM 2.x compatible graphics
- At least 9-inch screen with HD resolution
- Support for Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 (the latter is a data authentication program that increases security)
- Internet connection and a Microsoft account