Though the apps are available separately, getting the Creators Update ensures you have them.
I've been running the software on a Surface Pro tablet/PC hybrid and appreciate numerous improvements and touches that the update brings, though it doesn't feel as major as Microsoft suggests.
Microsoft is also expanding availability of several Surface products introduced previous year.
Microsoft's voice assistant gets some new features in the Creators Update. Like the original Microsoft Paint it's a fun showcase for Windows' potential rather than a serious tool in its own right. Cortana will also be available on top of whatever else you're doing, so you don't need to jump entirely out of the action to control music, set reminders and do more via voice controls. New extensions with this update include Ebates, Intel TrueKey, Read & Write, Ghostery, and RoboForm among others.
It's hard to say just when this lucrative deal will close its doors, but for now you can still capitalise upon it if you want a copy of Windows 10 for free.
To try out Night light, simply go to Settings System Display. It defaults to turning on at sunset, but you can configure custom hours and even set the color temperature.
The highlight of Creators Update is its revamped gaming experience.
Well, the device don't have Windows Hello and Continuum support for obvious reason. On Xbox One, you can also begin streaming directly from inside the Guide.
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This is highly unusual, as generally most of the rocket parts crash into the ocean, forever sinking at the bottom. The rocket will be a Falcon 9 that was used last April to send a cargo capsule to the International Space Station.
"Screen time limits", meanwhile, will enable control-freak parents to limit the time their children can spend playing games across both their PC and Xbox console - a good reason for kids to ask for a Playstation or Nintendo for Christmas instead.
The other thing to look for is a new Windows 10 Game Mode. Either way, the Creators Update also brings dozens of little enhancements, some of which are sure to make an impact.
Click "Repair All" to fix all issues. Microsoft went on to defend the free upgrade, calling it "a choice created to help people take advantage of the most secure, and most productive Windows". The desktop users will have the first crack the new major update, followed by laptop and mobile users respectively.
However, perhaps the biggest addition is a new version of Paint tailored toward the creation of 3D objects. Built on the Universal Windows Platform and offered through the Windows Store, Paint 3D can be used to create and share 3D models from any Windows device.
There's now also support for 360-degree videos, which allows you to tap and move about the screen to see the video from varying perspectives as it plays. There will be Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education versions of the Creators Update for PCs and tablets. These configuration settings will now be put directly in front of you, so you can actively choose whether to allow them or not. So, when you pick a colour combination that is not helpful (for instance, not readable), Windows will warn you before you confirm the selection.
Microsoft's Creators Update for Windows 10 will start rolling out to PCs on April 11. Via a single dashboard users can control security options, from anti-virus to assessing device performance and health. Here are three techniques that might bring you those new features faster.
The Creators update will also add new features to Edge, such as advanced tab management which helps find, organise and open tabs without leaving the current web page.