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Microsoft teases new File Explorer for Windows 11

Microsoft made Windows 11 official at this time, however one a part of the working system the corporate didn’t present throughout its occasion was File Explorer. Identical to the remainder of Windows 11, it appears like File Explorer is getting a major overhaul. In a video entitled “how Windows 11 is being designed,” Microsoft reveals the new File Explorer UI alongside some adjustments to the Microsoft Workplace UI.

It seems that the ribbon interface that’s sometimes been part of File Explorer and Workplace goes away. In a quick look within the video, you may see a File Explorer that appears extra optimized for contact, with controls for file and folder operations constructed into the highest part. As solely the highest part is proven, it’s tough to know what else has modified, however we’ll doubtless see extra as soon as a preview model of Windows 11 is launched early subsequent week.

This new File Explorer additionally includes the new icons that Microsoft has been engaged on as a part of an even bigger visible overhaul to Windows 11. Sadly, it doesn’t seem like we’re getting the tabbed interface that designers have been dreaming for not too long ago, or the heavily simplified File Explorer concepts we’ve seen prior to now.

Alongside the File Explorer look, Microsoft additionally demonstrated what appears like a new UI for Workplace apps on Windows 11. This features a collapsible ribbon menu, with rounded corners and what appears like an even bigger deal with contact enhancements.

Microsoft didn’t point out a new design for Workplace throughout its Windows 11 occasion at this time, both. The corporate has been regularly refining the design of Workplace over the previous 12 months, with a a lot larger deal with simplifying Workplace throughout the net, desktop, and cell. Microsoft also teased similar UI changes to Office last year, however the firm hasn’t totally rolled them out but.

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