Microsoft is reportedly working on a significant update for File Explorer on Windows 11 that will improve its UI and features. According to windows centralThe update will improve several core areas of the app by introducing new features and a modern design that will better integrate the experience with OneDrive and Microsoft 365.
Windows 11 will introduce new updates for File Explorer
The updated app will feature a redesigned header with a modern file directory box, a modern search box, and a new “home” button, the report says.
However, existing header buttons, such as “New,” “Copy,” and “Paste,” will be moved to the File/Folder view, just below the header.
The report states that the home page is being updated to include more integration with Microsoft 365.
Additionally, the tech giant is working on enhancing the photo viewing experience of File Explorer with a new “Gallery” section. This will include large previews of the photos
This will allow users to mouse over photos to see larger previews.
The report further mentions that – Microsoft is experimenting with introducing “tagging” to File Explorer, which will allow users to organize and categorize specific files using keywords and colors, similar to what macOS does with its Finder. Provides in app.
Notably, Microsoft has yet to acknowledge these rumors, however, parts of the code from these updates have been spotted in recent Windows 11 test builds. Microsoft experiments with many features where some may not see the light of the day. Notably, the rumored features are likely to roll out by the end of 2023.
Meanwhile, Microsoft announced that it is starting to roll out the tabs feature in Notepad for Windows 11.
The company said that this update will introduce support for multiple tabs – where users will be able to create, manage and organize multiple files in a single Notepad window.
With inputs from IANS
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