Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update, its next big update coming in early 2017


Microsoft announced that its next big Windows 10 update will be going live in early 2017 at its Windows 10 event in New York City today.

New York, 26th Oct., 2016, Red Newswire/-

Windows 10, according to Microsoft, is a service which makes it very different from the previous version of the operating system. The main differences lie in the way the Redmond giant’s latest OS gets updated and how new features roll out for it. Until now, we’ve seen various updates hit the OS, the biggest of which was the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, released two months ago.

The updates for Windows 10 not only bring in bug fixes and performance enhancements, they also tow along the latest and greatest features that the company has developed.

According to Microsoft, the next big update to its newest (and possibly last) operating system will be hitting a global release in early 2017. The big question now is what will the new update, called the Creators Update, bring as goodies.

According to Terry Myerson, executive vice president for Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group, the Creators Update for Windows 10 will be bringin in three main features for to OS’s 400 million users and developers. These are 3D and mixed reality, 4K gaming and in-game broadcasting and finally, new and faster ways to connect to your friends and family.

The main focus, though, is on mixed reality and 3D. According to Megan Saunders, Microsoft general manager of HoloLens and other emergent technologies, the theme for the upcoming update is “3D is for everyone.” This is quite evident considering what Microsoft is planning.

We will be getting a new 3D capturing app for Windows 10 Mobile that will allow you to select multiple points on a real object, tag them and save it as a model. We’re also getting Paint 3D, a new app for creating and manipulating 3D objects. Along with this, other Windows apps will also be getting support for 3D and you will even be able to 3D print objects, in the near future.

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