During the keynote conference of Microsoft, the company had announced Windows 10 Creators update along with the new Surface book and the Surface Studio AIO. This update that we are talking here will be rolled out commercially in the beginning of 2017, but a beta build has already been made available to the members of Windows 10 Insider Preview. This update will add the support to add contacts to the taskbar, HoloLens integration and bring a new Paint 3D app. However, here in this post, we are going to highlight the upcoming new features that will arrive in Windows 10 in 2017.
Upcoming new features that will arrive in Windows 10 in 2017
Action Center is going to get a whole new look. Quick Action items have discarded the large block design and instead it will appear with just logos. Brightness and Audio settings will appear fresh with a slider post-update.
Groove Music Maker
You can edit the music using the new application called, Groove Music Maker. It is equipped with a set of basic tools that will give you access to edit the audio files. However, do not expect to become a professional using this app.
Microsoft Word Pen Support
The company has added pen support for Microsoft Word. In the promo video, you will see that a pen was used to strike out a sentence.
Tab browser for Edge
In order to help you switch easily between tabs, the Microsoft Edge will get a new Tab browser. A session manager will also be added that will restore the old tabs more easily.
Maps Collection feature
Using the latest maps collection feature, you will be able to create lists as you wish. There are rumors though that this feature is an refurbished version of the Favorites feature, but with a little additional upgrades.
Quick Sharing with contacts
You will be able to add contacts to your taskbar. This will help you to send any urgent mail very quickly or even chat with you on Skype. Everything happens in the same dialogue box on screen.
You can also see personalization tab in the Windows Store. It is all about selling themes for Windows 10. The layout of the Windows defender has also been changed to match with Windows 10 theme.
Windows 10 Creators update is still in beta and in order to use it, you will have to be part of Windows Insider Program. To do it, register here.