Windows 11 New Features | Latest Improvements

Let’s check the list of Windows 11 New Features. Microsoft Windows 11 is the next generation of Windows.

This version of Windows is designed for the next decade. Microsoft announces many enhanced features with more integration with the cloud.

Windows 11 will be available through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs. Let’s quickly check what the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11 are.

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To know more about your Windows 10 PC that meets the hardware requirements for Windows 11, you can download and run the PC Health Check app to check for compatibility.

Some Windows 11 features may be deprecated or removed, check the complete list of deprecated/removed applications and features – Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11 | Latest List

Windows 11 New Features

Microsoft has officially unveiled Windows 11, which brings a visual overhaul and new features and improvements to the operating system.

Windows 11 is also secure by design, with new built-in security technologies that add protection from the chip to the cloud while enabling productivity and unique experiences. It provides a Zero Trust-ready operating system to protect data and access across devices.

Windows 11 Fresh Design

Windows 11 simplified the design and user experience to empower users’ productivity. The new Start button and taskbar to each sound, font, and app icons on the toolbar, rounded window edges, and other flourishes make for a cleaner, more appealing interface.

That will help users control and bring a sense of calm and ease. You will get Start at the center and make it easier to find what you need quickly.

Start utilizes the power of the cloud and Microsoft 365 to show you your recent files no matter what platform or device you were viewing them on earlier, even if it was on an Android or iOS device.

Windows 11 New Features
Windows 11 New Features | Credit – Microsoft Windows 11 New Features | Latest Improvements

Android Apps on Your PC

Windows 11 brings Android apps to Windows for the first time. Starting later this year, people will discover Android apps in the Microsoft Store and download them through the Amazon Appstore.

There are loads of popular apps – like TikTok or Khan Academy Kids for virtual learning that will be easily accessed right from your PC.

Windows 11 New Features | Latest Improvements
Windows 11 New Features | Latest Improvements

Microsoft Teams Integrated With Windows 11

Microsoft has introduced Chat from Microsoft Teams integrated into the taskbar of the new version of Windows. This will help many of us make it easier to mute or unmute your mic or share your desktop or even a single application during a meeting directly from the desktop taskbar.

Now you can instantly connect through text, chat, voice, or video with all of your contacts, anywhere, no matter the platform or device they’re on, across Windows, Android, or iOS. If the person you’re connecting to on the other end hasn’t downloaded the Teams app, you can still connect with them via two-way SMS.

Windows 11 New Features
Windows 11 New Features | Credit – Microsoft

All New Microsoft Store

The new Microsoft Store is your single trusted location for apps and content to watch, create, play, work, and learn. It’s been rebuilt for speed and with an all-new design that is beautiful and simple to use.

This will bring more apps than ever before. Your favorite apps and entertainment come together, making all content – apps, games, shows, movies – easier to search for and discover with curated stories and collections.

The third-party apps like Microsoft Teams, Visual Studio, Disney+, Adobe Creative Cloud, Zoom, and Canva to the Microsoft Store – are all offering incredible experiences to entertain, inspire and connect you. When you download an app from the Store, you have the peace of mind of knowing it’s been tested for security and family safety.

Windows 11 New Features
Windows 11 New Features | Credit – Microsoft

Best PC Gaming Experiences

Windows 11 enhances the PC gaming experience; Windows 11 is made for you if you’re a gamer. You are bringing over enhancements seen on the new Xbox consoles while better integrating Xbox Game Pass and other features.

Windows 11 unlocks the full potential of your system’s hardware, putting some of the latest gaming technology to work for you Like: DirectX 12 Ultimate, which can enable breathtaking, immersive graphics at high frame rates; DirectStorage for faster load times and more detailed game worlds; and Auto HDR for a wider, more vivid range of colors for a truly captivating visual experience.

Windows 11 supports your favorite PC gaming accessories and peripherals. With Xbox Game Pass for PC or Ultimate, gamers get access to over 100 high-quality PC games with new games added all the time, and it’s still just as easy to find people to play with, no matter if they’re playing on a PC or console.

Windows 11 New Features
Windows 11 New Features | Credit – Microsoft

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Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc.

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