From creating engaging apps to enjoying longer-lasting devices with improved performance, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has something for everyone — creators, developers, and gamers. While there are several updates and features that will improve your Windows experience, here are 10 updates you should look out for:
1. Battery life improvements
With the new update, you will be able to get every ounce of battery life out of your PC. Stream movies online 2.5% longer and watch videos offline up to 5% longer with the Movies & TV app. Microsoft Edge has brought a 17% improvement in battery life as well!
2. Performance improvements
Whether you want to work or play, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ensures a faster device with quicker responses. You will be able to boot up your device 13% faster and logging in after the boot is 18% faster. Microsoft Edge is up to 53% faster, ensuring quicker interaction and website rendering. Updating to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also ensures an 18% reduction in hitting certain system stability issues. This update has also resulted in a 39% total reduction in operating system and driver stability issues.
3. More secure
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update adds a new layer of security to your device that will track emerging and changing trends in malware and viruses. You will receive a monthly quality update with the latest security updates.
4. Improved Windows Inking
Windows Inking will now let you ink directly onto PDFs. This will make it easier and faster to comment and share with others. As Smart Ink applies artificial intelligence, you will be able to draw squares perfectly and it will also turn boxes into a table for you.
5. OneDrive Files On-Demand
Save all your creations easily in OneDrive Files On-Demand. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will allow you to access your cloud files the way you access other files on your PC but won’t use up your local storage space.
6. Your memories, reimagined
The reimagined Photos Application will deliver remixed experiences, giving you the chance to tell your stories with photos, videos, music, 3D, and inking as well!
7. Better gaming experience
The updated Game Mode in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will allow your games to use the full processing power of your device. You can take advantage of this power to play Xbox Play Anywhere games.
8. Greater accessibility with eye control
Windows is now more accessible for those who with Lou Gehrig’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disease. The one muscle that isn’t impacted by this disease is the eye. The new feature Eye Control is equipped with incredible eye tracking technology, letting you type and operate mouse with your eyes.
9. Microsoft Fluent Design System
Microsoft Fluent Design System is built to help you create engaging and expressive apps. It will deliver responsive, inclusive, and intuitive cross-device experiences and interactions.
10. Get your clipboard across connected devices
With the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you will be able to copy and paste anything between connected devices. Whether it is a photo or a gif, you can paste it wherever you want with the new cloud-powered Clipboard.