Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with snipping, Sets, Fluent Design, security, Focus assist while gaming, sound, language, and HEIC improvements. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year.
Windows 10 is being developed as a service, meaning it receives new features on a regular basis. Microsoft has released five major updates so far: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update.
Microsoft is merging the various ways you can take screenshots (and annotate them) in Windows 10. WIN + Shift + S now brings up a snipping toolbar, which you can use for taking a quick screenshot. Immediately after taking a snip, you’ll get a notification that opens your snip into Screen Sketch, which has been turned into a standalone app (it can also be set to open with a pen click, the print screen button, or the screen snip button in the Action Center). Screen Sketch, which was originally introduced as part of Windows Ink Workspace, can thus be updated via the Microsoft Store, chosen when you hit Alt + tab, and it has a resizable window, supports multiple tabs, and of course works with tabs (thanks to Sets).
Speaking of Sets, Microsoft’s new tabbing interface, the experiment is expanding. If you’re a Windows Insider who had the feature until now, you still will, regardless of how you got access. In fact, most Windows Insiders will now see Sets, although a small group still won’t.
Microsoft’s Fluent Design has added another player to its team. The Task View…