Windows 10 is set to get a huge upgrade later this year
Microsoft is hard at work on the next generation of Windows 10.
The next major update to the company’s most popular PC software ever is just weeks away, with the Windows 10 Creators Update set for an official release in April.
However it seems that Microsoft is not content to just rest on its laurels with one update, and will also be releasing another huge upgrade for Windows 10 users later this year.
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The news was uncovered by an attendee at a Microsoft Ignite Windows 10 event in Australia, where the company revealed its plans to launch another major Windows 10 update later this year.
Previous reports had claimed that the update, codenamed Redstone 3, was set to launch around August, marking two years after the official release of Windows 10.
More information about the new update is expected to be revealed at Microsoft’s Build conference in May, but some features for the new software have already been teased.
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Top of the list is apparently an all-new design for Windows 10, with the update bringing a fresh look for the software.
Codenamed ‘Project Neon’, the new-look Windows 10 appears to bring in a number of stylistic improvements, including boosted animations and blue to apps.
Microsoft has already made the new tools available to developers, as part of its aims to help teams build new and ‘beautiful apps’.
Project Neon is also set to bring a number of improvements to Windows 10’s 3D functions, and the link between the software and its HoloLens headset.
However, that’s not to say that Windows 10 Creators Update won’t bring its own raft of improvements and upgrades.
This includes the ability to control music playback from iHeartRadio and TuneIn radio using Cortana, and users will also be able to identify a track by asking "Hey Cortana, what's playing?"
There will also be hugely improved support for 3D technology, with upgrades for many leading Office programs such as Word and Powerpoint, as well as an all-new Paint 3D app.
However it also appears Windows 10 Creators Update will include more adverts than previous editions as Microsoft looks to make the most of its new product.
The adverts will primarily be seen in the updated version of the Windows 10 Share tool.