A visual refresh of the MS Paint and Photos app has been unveiled, showcasing a model new stylish interface that matches Residence home windows 11’s design language.
A model new look has been prolonged overdue for every Residence home windows OS and Microsoft apps, notably as a result of the metro interface and ribbon menu had been going stale. Thankfully, Microsoft is engaged on a model new design for nearly all stock apps of Residence home windows 11. The guidelines consists of Clock, Voice Recorder, Calculator, Office, Notepad, Photos, and even Microsoft Paint app.
Microsoft has now quietly posted the model new look of the two most important first-party Residence home windows apps – Paint and Photos. MS Paint is ditching the traditional ribbon menu for a Fluent header similar to the model new File Explorer, and it’s in response to the rest of the Residence home windows 11 working system.
As you’ll see inside the above and underneath photos, Residence home windows 11’s Paint app now incorporates a simplified toolbar. The current ribbon interface has been modified with a model new Fluent header and it comes with all important selections, corresponding to “File,” “Edit,” brushes, and additional.
Inside the header, you will discover simple icons to hold out main duties (corresponding to switching between brush and pencil, copy, paste, and additional). The undo/redo buttons now appear subsequent to the “File” and “View” selections inside the header. In truth, MS Paint now choices rounded corners and WinUI controls as part of the Residence home windows 11 revamp.
For MS Paint, it seems to be like like there shall be no new choices or enhancements, and the exchange is all a few modern look. However, we’ll in all probability be taught additional regarding the exchange later this yr.
As talked about on the outset, we’re moreover getting a model new Microsoft Photos app with a model new interface, enhancements, and better effectivity. Photos app shall be getting a model new modifying experience the place the modifying devices will float above the image, similar to Android or iOS mobile apps.
Microsoft will begin rolling out updated stock apps for Residence home windows 11 inside the subsequent numerous weeks for recommendations from clients.
Apart from these apps, Microsoft is engaged on a model new Outlook and Microsoft Teams shopper for Residence home windows 11, and other people apps shall be based mostly totally on Microsoft Edge WebViewer.
Teams 2.0 app is already obtainable for Residence home windows Insiders and Microsoft’s redesigned Outlook app (preview) shall be launched later this yr
Microsoft may also be planning to publish Residence home windows 11 22H2 (subsequent yr’s perform exchange) inside the Dev Channel of the Insider program, nonetheless new choices might not be included inside the preliminary assemble.