Developers It can test some Windows 11 built-in apps that have been updated by Microsoft. Snipping Tool, Calculator, Email and Calendar Receive minor improvements designed to match the new visual style of Windows 11.
According to The Verge, Microsoft is also replacing the classic Snipping Tool and Snip & Sketch apps with a new snipping app that combines the best features of both apps.
Also, the keyboard shortcut Win + Shift + S will be the main way to take a screenshot and it will activate the crop menu with different options to select the content to capture.
Details of app updates for Windows 11
Once you take a screenshot, the Cropping tool includes editing options for outline, annotations, and more. Also new in this tool is the dark mode option.
Regarding the calendar and email app, Dave Grouchy, Senior Program Manager for Windows, explains that Microsoft “added rounded corners and other tweaks to make it suitable for Windows 11.”
In the Calculator app, small improvements will allow the user to set a theme separate from the one they use in the rest of Windows 11. Microsoft has also rewritten the Calculator in C#, allowing developers to contribute their improvements to github.
Now testers can experiment Individual and group calls Audio or video in Microsoft Teams. You can also share the screen, just as you would in the regular Microsoft Teams app.
These are not the only apps that will be updated. Grochocki’s blog post hints that there’s more to come until the (potential) release of Windows 11 in October.
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