When Microsoft released Windows 11 in October 2021, many people feared it was a bug. Windows 10 was doing really well and had established itself as a reliable operating system, well built and full of options.
But like everything, you have to move forward and evolve. And it is true that today it is not necessary to update to Windows 11 why Windows 10 It remains a operating system reliable, secure and up-to-date on features, but those who try the new version will be pleasantly surprised.
We are very close to Microsoft releasing the update Windows 11 22H2 and this promises to be one of the biggest yet. But since there are many people who do not know what this patch will mean, Today we bring its five great novelties.
Without further ado, we are going to see what will come to us with 22H2 to Windows 11, an update that we have already addressed on previous occasions, but that continues to provide something to talk about among insiders and more advanced users.
5 great new features of the Windows 11 22H2 update
Folders in the Start menu: If you like to keep a lot of apps close at hand in the Start menu, you’ll love the new folders feature. It works pretty much the same as Android or iOS home screen folders. Two or more shortcuts can be combined into a folder, and any folder can have a custom name.
To get started, click and drag one Start Menu icon over another. When you see both shrink, release the mouse button and a folder will be created automatically. Click on the new folder and then on the title to rename it. Any additional programs can be dragged in or out of the folder, and you can have as many folders as you like.
Tabs in File Explorer: Power users have been waiting for this for a long time. Tabs are a feature that more advanced alternative file browsers have been using for decades, and Microsoft finally delivered a tabbed File Explorer in the Windows 11 2022 Update.
To open a new tab in any Explorer window, just click the “+” button on the top menu bar. Tabs work just like in any modern web browser, although you can’t click and drag them into a new Explorer window.
The new free video editor, Clipchamp: Windows now has a new default video editor called Clipchamp. It’s a kind of spiritual successor to Windows Movie Maker, simpler and more accessible for professional video editors.
The tool includes the usual basic timeline and editing features, and can be uploaded directly to YouTube, TikTok, and various web hosting services.
Starting with Windows 11 version 22H2, Clipchamp should be included in your operating system: just look for it in the Start menu. If it’s not there, you can download it for free from the Microsoft Store.
New ways to use the Snap Bar: The Snap Bar is one of the most useful multitasking tools in the new versions of Windows. You may have seen it if you’re a regular at dragging windows by their title bar: It’s that thing that lets you move them to halves, thirds, or quadrants of your screen with ease. There are new ways to access it.
Hover your mouse over the maximize window button, located between the close and minimize buttons in the upper right corner. You’ll see the six most common layout options. Click on any of the sub-grids in this popup window to send the window to that location.
Renewed Notepad: Notepad is one of the oldest and simplest tools in all of Windows, but this basic text editor is a little more capable than you might remember. In the most basic version, it now follows the dark or light color scheme from your personalization settings.
Microsoft might have even more things in store for the humble Notepad. As you read this, test builds of Windows 11 are being updated with tabs in Notepad in a similar addition to Windows Explorer.
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