Microsoft’s Windows 10 Neon Design Screenshots Leaked

By   /   Jan 7, 2017

Since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has progressively been running updates for bug fixes and security issues plus minor changes to GUI and a new leak suggest a Windows 10 Neon design to be coming next.

See also: Windows 10 Creators Update expected to arrive in April

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The update will arrive later this year as Microsoft plans to bring in more use of animations, visuals, blur effects, transparency and other customizations. It all started from Aero Glass of Windows vista and Windows 7 to Metro of Windows 8 and now Neon. The leak of Windows 10 neon design screenshot came from MSPoweruser. From the leaked screenshots, it looks like Neon will adopt roots of Metro, but, with minor tweaks, changes and updates.

Reportedly, Microsoft is introducing new element, which uses increase usage of transparency. It is called as “Acrylic” which is for overall Windows 10 design. It will be a mode for developers to further customize the appearance of their universal apps. Not only this, Project Neon focuses also on Microsoft’s efforts with 3D and HoloLens.

However, most of the changes are related with UI, which are minor changes. Rather than major overhaul of Windows 10. The Neon update is set to arrive in sometime later in future. More specifically, it will come out in Redstone 3 which comes after Redstone 2 also known as Creators update.

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