Microsoft launches beta version of Windows 8.1




Microsoft launches beta version of Windows 8.1
Include improvements to the many features and interfaces

Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of the beta version of the operating system, Windows 8.1, and during the Build developers conference in San Francisco. Update and holds a number of new features and improvements to the Windows version 8, to be the launch of the final version of the update later this year.

The new update included a set of internal changes to the operating system, as well as amendments to the interfaces and updates on some of the most Microsoft applications.

Microsoft said it took into account all the comments and suggestions received from users during development for Windows version 8.1, and tried to solve the problems faced by the users with new interfaces. Among the most prominent changes to the operating system is the reset button “Start” menu to the lower left corner of the interface, has been canceled this button in the Windows version 8 of the most prominent problems complained by users of Windows 8. Although the company did not repeat the “Start” menu in the same old design found in Windows 7, but the new menu in Windows 8.1 includes most of the options usual, and the pressure on the menu on the right mouse provides access to the control panel settings and open the Task Manager and do a search and non- tools. Also available at the bottom of the menu option to close or restart your computer directly from the menu, which will require in Windows 8 to take many steps to reach it.

It also included a beta version of Windows 8.1 option allows the preparation of the operating system to boot directly to the desktop interface without passing compulsory interface “Metro” in the computer as it is in Windows 8, and this was also one of the most prominent problems complained of users in the Windows version 8 .

Microsoft added striking improvements to the search feature in the beta version of Windows 8.1. Now when you search for a particular term, will bring the results from many sources, including files stored on the computer, and files stored in the service of “Sky Drive” cloud, applications, and across the web. When looking for famous personalities, such as actors, musicians, athletes and otherwise, are property of the new search display the result in the display characteristic includes a large picture of the character that has been searched, with some song titles or movies or video clips for these personal, as well as the results of traditional search through Web.

It features, which saw an improvement in Windows 8.1, is the possibility of a row and run multiple applications side by side on the screen by property “Snape” Snap which has become now supports run up to four applications on the screen one, and allows service is now running eight applications at one time on two screens, and so on the assumption that the screens have sufficient precision for it.

The camera application saw significant improvements in this version. While it allows the application in Windows 8 Cut photos only option, she said, Microsoft Windows 8.1 a wide range of image editing options such as improving the color and adjust lighting and contrast and fix the red-eye effect and the application of a set of filters to improve photos.

Microsoft has also introducing significant improvements to the shop windows applications in terms of the view, as it became the home of the store dedicated to promote the most prominent and the latest applications across the pictures and addresses of large, instead of view of the old focused on classification applications, according to multiple partitions. As the search box became available permanently in all application interfaces to facilitate the search process, also became Store supports automatic updating of applications in the background, Microsoft has also promised to improve the buying experience within the applications and supporting prepaid gift cards to buy from the store.

The beta version of Windows 8.1 available for free download from the Microsoft site .
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