Hot on the heels of the Windows 11 2022 Replace (22H2), Microsoft is now offering its first new crew of additional features to the operating system. This features a tabbed File Explorer, an overflow procedure of the Taskbar, Immediate Actions, and additional — and it is advisable to well additionally download them today.

Take into accout, Microsoft tipped its hand in September, announcing the new Windows 11 “experiences” would be made available this month. Must you’re in no slither rather but, they’ll be pushed to your PC starting of November. The firm additionally acknowledged that the fundamental aim update for Windows 10, the very shrimp Windows 10 2022 Replace, will additionally be launched today as nicely.

Must you’d admire to download the new features, budge to the Windows 11 Settings menu, then to Windows Replace. Download any of the available updates, particularly the cumulative one. The firm didn’t explicitly title which update offers the new features, however it completely won’t be a aim update. (Edit: Microsoft has confirmed that the update which permits the new features is a Cumulative Replace for Windows 11 22H2 for X64-based mostly Systems, or KB5019509.)

If this all feels a bit overwhelming, nicely, you’re correct. Microsoft’s notion for Windows 11 is to return to a single fundamental aim birth per year, however to add extra features ravishing essential every time it feels admire it. Spend into consideration this to be a “make-up” birth, including all of the features that must absorb been incorporated in the Windows 11 2022 Replace (22H2), however missed the closing date for no topic cause.

Our old legend dives rather deeper into what to position a question to of those new features, however right here are the basics:

The tabbed File Explorer interfaceAn updated Footage utility (due on the discontinuance of October)“Immediate Actions” in the Windows ShellAn overflow menu for the TaskbarAn improved Nearby Fragment / Windows Fragment experienceMicrosoft additionally acknowledged that the Amazon Appstore trip internal Windows 11 now features 50,000 apps, a dramatic expansion from the handful of apps available at birth. Take into accout, these aren’t Windows ones, however slither under Windows 11’s new functionality to slither Android apps. About a of those apps will consist of Mission Makeover, Evony: The King’s Return, Coin Master, Kindle, Audible, FlipaClip, Lutron and others. Microsoft is additionally announcing a new ESPN app, which is now available basically worldwide.

As for Windows 10’s new update, Microsoft is maintaining mum. “Windows 10, model 22H2 can absorb a shrimp space of features furious about productivity and management,” Microsoft acknowledged. You’ll have the skill to download the new birth by assignment of Windows Replace as nicely.

Updated at 11: 49 AM to add extra particulars.

Creator: Trace Hachman, Senior Editor

As PCWorld’s senior editor, Trace specializes in Microsoft news and chip expertise, amongst other beats. He has previously written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.