Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Everything you want to know

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
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Microsoft has officially announced that the next edition of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be made available globally on October 17. The upcoming Creators Update will introduce fun and innovative ways to become creative. According to Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, the update will deliver an enhanced imaging experience by making effective use of photos, videos, and 3D effects. Moreover, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings in improvements to security, gaming, accessibility including immersive user experience via Windows Mixed Reality. Myerson revealed that Microsoft has established partnerships with hardware partners such as Lenovo, HP, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu and Acer to unveil new hardware devices integrated with the upcoming update. Myerson also outlined a list of core features of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Windows Inking

With Windows Inking feature, you will be able to ink directly onto PDF files. For instance, you can easily comment on the PDF file and also share with others. The productivity will improve to a great extent since you can quickly perform all the tasks instead of using pen and paper. Microsoft has developed Smart Ink technology with artificial intelligence. It inks in such a way to ensure that the squares you draw are more perfect. It is also possible to convert boxes into tables without any extra work. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also introduces Windows Find my Pen modules, which helps users to keep track of their Pen.

Photos and Videos

Microsoft has refreshed the Photos application in such a way to provide enhanced UX for capturing stories using images, videos, music, 3D including inking.

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OneDrive Files On-Demand

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can securely store files and can be accessed from any device. After the installation of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you will be able to save your content in OneDrive Files On-Demand without consuming local storage space.

Gaming

Microsoft has updated Game Mode in the Fall Creators Update. The purpose of the mode is to enable games to make use of the full processing power of your device as if you are working with an Xbox game console. You can also make use of a new button located on the Game bar. Microsoft has exclusively developed Xbox Play Anywhere games such as Forza Motorsport 7, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Super Lucky’s Tale and Cuphead, which will leverage the rich benefits of the new feature. The games will launch on November 7 and can be played with Xbox One X.

Security

In the forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft has updated Windows Defender with integrating cloud intelligence platform to tackle threats against ransomware and exploits. To recall, the Redmond-based software giant has introduced Windows 10 S with great importance to performance and battery life. In addition to improving the life style, the update will help your system to stay secure.

Accessibility

Microsoft Windows 10 will be more accessible for people suffering from Lou Gehrig’s progressive neurodegenerative disease, which impacts the ability of the brain to control your muscles without causing any problem to eyes. The newly developed Eye Control feature ships with an incredible eye tracking technology that enables patients with Lou Gehrig disease to work with the mouse using eyes. This feature will set new benchmarks in the computing field.

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Windows Mixed Reality

With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the world of Windows Mixed Reality has become a genuine reality. The Mixed Reality is the next big step in the evolution of human computing system since it combines physical and digital worlds. There is no need to mount cameras around the room to work with mixed reality. You just need to plug the headset into your head, connect to the PC and immerse yourself in the world of mixed reality. The Mixed Reality headsets are available from Dell, Asus, Acer, HP and Lenovo starting at $299. The headsets will be available on October 17 after the availability of the Fall Creators Update.

The forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will bring in amazing possibilities, which is all set to improve the life style of users. In the next article, will examine more news about the update.

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