On December 8, Microsoft presented a brand-new Windows 11 test construct, No. 22518, to Dev Channel Expert testers. This construct consists of numerous brand-new tweaks to functions like the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and widgets, plus brand-new Voice Gain access to abilities.
Voice Gain access to is an enhance to the existing Voice Typing performance in Windows11 While Voice Typing enables individuals to get in words into a text box utilizing their voice, Voice Gain access to goes even more and enables testers to utilize voice commands to type and manage their gadgets, go into numbers and text and more. Like Voice Typing, Voice Gain access to is a setting under Availability.
Voice gain access to utilizes on-device speech-recognition and it works whether users have a Web connection. In the meantime, this function is English-U. S language just, Microsoft’s post states. Voice gain access to enables users to browse and engage with Windows by managing jobs like opening brand-new applications, clicking buttons or links, and/or right or double-clicking a product. It likewise permits users to determine and modify text.
Microsoft revealed in October that WSL would be offered as a different app, updatable from the Microsoft Shop Since today’s Windows 11 test construct, users can alter the “wsl.exe-install” command to set up WSL from the Microsoft Shop by default. Microsoft likewise has actually made it much easier to set up installs by including choices to do things like set up a brand-new WSL distro without right away releasing it.
With this develop, Microsoft has actually reanimated the concept of a weather condition widget on the taskbar to attempt to get individuals to utilize widgets. The weather condition icon will be on the left side of the taskbar. Hovering over the weather condition icon will open the widgets board. (For those who have left-aligned their icons in the taskbar, the weather condition icon will be to the right of the Job View icon.)
Microsoft likewise is allowing Spotlight connection in today’s develop 22518, so that users who desire Microsoft to offer them with desktop images from around the globe.
For a complete list of repairs, updates and recognized concerns– consisting of the truth that this construct will not be offered to ARM64 PCs since of a problem triggering gadget rollback– see Microsoft’s post