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Microsoft demonstrated an updated design Windows. New appearance of the operating system shown in the video, which was published in Instagram’s Director of product Windows Panos Panay (Panos Panay).
The teaser is confined to the first billion-user OS. The video depicted what looked like an operating system before, and how varied its design. In particular, the company showed the new icons are built into the system apps and updated the “start” button. Designers Microsoft has redesigned the interface of the program “Explorer” and changed the context menu.
The Verge noted that the teaser appeared a few days before the online presentation of Microsoft, which will be held on March 30. According to the publication, the event company will tell about plans for the Windows and show a new type of subscription service to Microsoft 365.
In late February, insiders said that Microsoft intends to update the design of Windows. The company intends to change the “start” button to remove tile design, added in 2012. Instead of “tiles” designers plan to add a list of applications launched by the user most often, and other elements of the system.
In December, Microsoft unveiled a new design concept of its operating system, in which the updated icons embedded applications. The company continued adopted it in 2017 Fluent Design concept, according to which visual elements of the programmes are three-dimensional, not flat. The journalists stressed that this is the first major visual upgrade of the operating system since the release of Windows 10 in 2015.
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