Windows 8.1 offers increased customization refinements and functional improvements, including an improved and more customizable Start screen that offers variable tile sizes, more background designs and colors. In addition, customers can choose how to start Windows: at the Start screen or directly in the familiar Windows desktop.
Windows 8.1 also features an updated apps view that lets users see all their apps at once for easy access and new clicks and cues, as well as a Help + Tips app. The new
Windows 8.1 also comes with the new Internet Explorer 11, bringing enhanced touch performance, speed boosts, and synchronized browsing history, favorites and settings across all Windows 8.1 devices. Windows 8.1 also provides native support for 3D printing, meaning it will have plug-and-play support for 3D printers, enabling apps to seamlessly print 3D jobs and understand 3D file formats.
Windows 8.1 includes the display and use of up to four apps side by side, flexible windows sizing for each app on the screen, the ability for one app to launch another app, and improved multi-monitor support.
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