The promised big September update Windows 11 is already available in more than 190 countries. Although it is true that the operating system had received several new features last February, Microsoft considers that today’s launch is the most important that the software has seen to date.
The new features that come with this update are several. One of the most anticipated by users is the one that allows use folders in the Start menu. This means that it is now possible to drag one program’s icon over another to create a folder. And the best thing is that later it can be anchored where it is most convenient.
Another nice addition to Windows 11 is the option to drag and drop on the taskbar. This is a characteristic feature of Windows 7 and Windows 10 that, inexplicably, remained absent in the new operating system. Fortunately, the new update brings this feature back and makes it easier to move files between folders or programs, even when they are minimized.
In terms of accessibility functions, the Microsoft OS incorporates a very interesting automatic subtitling function. It appears under the name of live captions and it works across all of Windows 11, generating live transcripts of sound played by system apps—as long as they include human voices, of course—as well as audio coming through the PC’s microphone.
Windows 11 incorporates several functions with its new update
The new Windows 11 update also marks the debut of the new Task Manager interface, as well as ClipChamp, the video editor that replaces the old Windows Movie Maker. But this is not all, since a new sound recorder also appears on the scene, with a more current design and in line with other applications of the genre.
If you update your PC to the latest version of Windows 11, you’ll also find a new Xbox Game Bar, more Snap Layouts options, and touch gestures optimized for touchscreen 2-in-1s and tablets. But Microsoft is also promising more features for the supplemental update coming in October. It will include the new tabbed layout for File Explorera better Photos app and suggested actions when copying data like dates and phone numbers.
On the other hand, those of Remond have launched their plan to improve the Windows 11 update process. The company now uses artificial intelligence to determine if your computer is ready to receive a new version of the operating system. On the other hand, it has been able to reduce the weight of the update files, which now can be up to 450MB lighter. This will help make the procedure less cumbersome.
Supported computers will gradually receive the latest Windows 11 update. If you want to manually check whether it’s already available on your PC, you can do so from Settings > Update and Security.