Microsoft is engaged on a brand new Microsoft Edge-based Home windows 11 app referred to as ‘Designer’ which seems to be a brand new service much like Canva, a graphic design platform used to create social media graphics, shows, poster, and so forth.
Microsoft already has PowerPoint, a robust instrument for companies or college students for creating shows on any matter. Canva does the identical factor, nevertheless it’s extra person pleasant and anybody can simply get began with the service, due to the ready-made templates, a wide array of fonts, and extra.
Whereas PowerPoint focuses on shows, Canva presents extra refined designs and its interface is optimized for drag-and-drop. In consequence, Canva is faster to be taught and it’s additionally free, so that you rapidly get your presentation or ads for Instagram, Fb and so forth up and operating sooner.
Home windows 11’s new app ‘Designer’ isn’t supposed to switch PowerPoint on the desktop working system or net. As an alternative, Designer goals to assist college students and small enterprise homeowners make their very own adverts, promotional or advertising posts, shows, and different visible supplies simply.
Microsoft Designer was briefly accessibly by way of “designer.microsoft.com” for anybody with a private or college account. Sadly, Microsoft has now patched the bug that allowed us to open the portal, however there’s an opportunity that the general public preview of Microsoft Designer might be introduced in a number of weeks.
Designer, which seems to be a Canva-like net app, may very well be promoted as an all-in-one resolution for college kids and companies in want of professional-looking graphics, lovely slide decks, Fb ads, LinkedIn photographs, animated Instagram posts, and different branded property.
In contrast to PowerPoint, Microsoft Designer comes with templates, a picture library, shapes and concepts to your Instagram or Fb posts. Thanks to those options, it’s attainable to create eye-popping creations inside minutes,
In response to the leaked app, right here’s a listing of options:
It is usually attainable to attach your LinkedIn account and straight put up updates to the social media platform.
“Connecting your LinkedIn permits you to put up your designs from Microsoft Designer to your LinkedIn Profile. Microsoft doesn’t share any private knowledge with this utility or retailer your password,” Microsoft’s leaked doc reads.
Most vital of all, Microsoft Designer is optimized for newbies who don’t know something about designing banners or artwork for his or her social media. In different phrases, it doesn’t require you to know something about design. That’s what makes it completely different and attention-grabbing from PowerPoint, and it has the potential to change into your favorite design app.