Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with localization, Edge, shell, settings, and input improvements, among other additions. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce (but we already know a little about).
Windows 10 is a service, meaning it was built in a very different way from its predecessors so it can be regularly updated with not just fixes, but new features, too. Microsoft has released four major updates so far: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, and Fall Creators Update.
First up, Microsoft has redesigned localization with this build — you can find your desired language pack via the Microsoft Store and Region & Language section of the Settings app. The company is also using AI and neural network-based machine learning for Windows localization to more frequently improve translations.
Edge has received a revamped Hub view that shows more content, a new reading experience, grammar tools, better roaming, screen reader additions, an improved library, support for EPUB Media Overlays, Favorites bar improvements, and variable fonts. The browser can now also save and automatically fill payment web forms, offer to never save passwords for domains, autofill passwords when InPrivate, use extensions when InPrivate, and let you vertically dock the DevTools.
The shell, meanwhile, has received better Quiet Hours, which can now be automatically set when you are duplicating your display (say, for a presentation), playing a full screen DirectX game, or based on a specific schedule. You can also…