Microsoft announced Windows 10 upgrade Fall Creators Update with new design and video editor Story Remix
11.05.2017 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Microsoft at the Build developer conference in 2017 introduced a new major update for Windows 10 called Fall Creators Update. The release brings a new design language, simplifying the use of OneDrive, as well as ensure close synchronization with mobile devices. Also at the conference, Microsoft presented the hats mixed reality Windows 10.
The most important part of the next Windows will be the new design, Fluent Design System. According to Microsoft’s vision, the components of this system (parallax effects, fuzzy textures, and translucent backgrounds) will give applications more aesthetic, make the user interface more intuitive, responsive and easily scalable to different device sizes.
Fall Creators Update will be released in September of this year. Will change appearance as the OS itself, and the “appearance” of some built-in apps. The developers stressed that in General, the interface will become easier, more intuitive and responsive and will be implemented gradually.
The system update will also be able to simplify the communication between computers on Windows and smartphones based on iOS and Android.
One of the most significant innovations in Fall Creators Update — function Timeline (timeline). With it all open documents, applications and web pages to be stored on the same scale in chronological order. This will help you to switch between current tasks.
Fall Creators Update enhances the integration between Windows PCs and other devices. Clipboard is another new feature of the system. It is a unified clipboard between your PC and other devices on iOS or Android. For example, you can copy the photo on your smartphone and immediately move it to a document on your computer.
In Fall Creators Update improved work with cloud storage OneDrive. Now the files in the “cloud” will appear in the system as local. They can be opened and edited using the Windows file Manager. While they are optional to be downloaded to the computer.
The update will simplify the work with OneDrive. The files will be displayed in “Explorer” as usual, but downloaded from the “cloud” — only on user demand. This eliminates the need to sync the whole OneDrive with a folder and to waste the free space of the drive. Function Files On-Demand the same Project Infinite Dropbox, which also allows you to free up valuable space on the SSDS of low capacity.
Story Remix — new application for working with photos and video from Microsoft. It can be used to create interactive videos-history, combining 3D objects and media. According to the developers, the program allows you to make collages of media content by combining images and videos, add music, annotations, and cinematic special effects. Story Remix will support the import of anything, including 3D objects created in 3D Paint.
The app will also be available for iOS and Android that will allow you to “stitch” together the content made on different devices. Users can start a video story on the “iPhone”, and then continue the project on a Windows PC, and Vice versa.
The mixed reality
The mixed reality (Mixed Reality) has become another major topic at the conference. Microsoft introduced the helmets mixed reality Windows 10 developed by Acer and HP.
With their help, users will be able to work with augmented reality, when the main image of the real world and superimposed virtual objects. Helmets support the work of virtual reality, where the whole environment around a person completely created in a virtual space.
Like helmets from Acer and HP will cost about 300-330$. Releases available for pre-order today, with first deliveries scheduled for the summer.
The exact release date is Fall Creators Update was not announced. Judging by the title, the update will be released in the autumn, probably in September—October.