Finally, the official rollout of the Windows 10 Creators update has started. Everyone in the tech industry has been waiting for the biggest Windows 10 update of the year. Now you can officially download the creators update builds on your Windows 10 tablets and PC devices. The update is bringing improvements to Edge, Cortana, a new Night Light feature, a new Game Mode, and much more.
The Windows 10 Creators Update brings better tab management for its Edge browser by introducing tab previews – a nifty feature that removes the need to go through all tabs to find the one you’re looking for. You can even ‘set aside’ tabs for later use to not clutter your browser with too many open tabs, and have a dedicated space to keep important tabs and look at them only when the need be.
It also introduces the new Night Light feature that’s similar to f.lux. This means that when it gets dark, the PC’s display will gradually shift colours to ease the strain on your eye. The Windows 10 Creators Update has also introduced improvements to Windows Ink as well.
Cortana introduces a new feature called ‘Suggested Reminders’ that enables it to suggest reminders based on the promises you made in email (this feature is supported for Outlook and Office 365 accounts only for now). Another feature called ‘Pick up Where I Left Off’ lets Cortana notify you of your most recent documents and Edge browser history from a previous work session.
Paint 3D app
Furthermore, the Windows 10 Creators Update will enable anyone to create, share, and experience in 3D and mixed reality. With the new Paint 3D app in the Creators Update, Microsoft is enabling users to create 3D objects from scratch, easily changing colours, stamping textures, or turning a 2D picture into a 3D work of art.
Broadcast live using Beam
The Windows 10 Creators Update brings built-in game broadcasting that lets you stream your gameplay using the Game Bar. Just hit Windows + G, click Broadcast, and start streaming on Beam-all without the need for additional log-ins.
Microsoft likes to call it ‘mini view’ and it lets you keep an ever-present small window on top of what you’re doing. This means you can do things like binge-watch your favorite show, carry on a Skype conversation or control your music, regardless of what else you’re working on.
The Creators Update will also include a new Game Mode which essentially looks to prioritize gaming when allocating your PC’s resources, to keep things like Google Chrome or Windows Update from getting in the way.