Many who have not patience to wait out the Windows 7 (W7), successor of Windows Vista. Not as usual, Microsoft conceal many new features W7, but semiua confidentiality of this has ended, Microsoft gives developers a lot of leakage, seepage of W7 on the PDC. Tehcnologizer the opportunity to try W7 seems to say that this OS … really quite prospective!
Most of the changes that W7 was trying to improve the ease and comfort of users, and below are some of the new features that W7 is visible demonstration of Microsoft PDC.
Get the biggest changes since the first time in the debut of Windows 95. Windows 7 will no longer have the icon showing a small application with the full name of the application but only the icons are large similar to Mac OS X. List window that is displayed when the mouse to place the icon on the application also be replaced with the user interface (UI) “ribbon” that shows a thumbnail of the window that opens sideways.
Other tools that are connected to the computer as the camera will also appear on the taskbar along with the application window. Altogether these features make Windows 7 to appear interesting.
Officially named as the “Notification Area,” Microsoft finally allows the user tools for managing the desktop area is often disorganized. Users can have the icons are displayed in the System Tray, the icon change the position and whether they may attract the user with the notification.
4. Jump List
Jump menu list will appear in the Start Menu or when a user clicks on one of the Taskbar application, provide several options on the user to perform various actions that supported the application. Figure below shows the jump list of Windows Media Player (Wmp) that give users the option to play the song, see the last songs played, and more.
UAC is one of the features that most users of Windows Vista doghouse. Now in addition to the “On” and “Off,” the user can choose to have UAC appears only when installing an application or when an application to change the configuration of Windows only. Not yet known whether this change is enough to make the UAC’s enemies become friends, but at least these changes will make Windows more friendly UAC.
Microsoft said that they make many changes to improve performance and stability of Windows 7 as reduce boot time by enabling multiple applications in parallel, a new memory management methods and more. While this is still too early to discuss the performance, we must await the coming version of the already almost finished to get a benchmark that means, but according to Technologizer, Windows 7 feels very fast Dell laptop operated in the loaned Microsoft – and the net of bloatware.
7. Device Stage
This new feature to gather all things related peripherals in one place for easy configuration as a user, the features, documentation and even the purchase of service printer ink and others.
If you already know the concept of the library for songs such as the iTunes, the concept of the library in Windows 7 also will not be foreign to you. This feature is collecting all the files in your PC according to the type library in the respective media for easy management. For example, all photos from all the PC and the network will be collected in a photo library which can be accessed in one place like the picture below.
Windows 7 introduces a new feature called HomeGroups network that aims to ease some of the computer network to share files and peripherals – as though all of them located on a PC the same. Although the features of Windows Networking since first aim is always the same, in fact the configuration to use the network printer is still too difficult for most users.
10. “Peeking” (tout)
Peeking features in Windows 7 easier for users to quickly read content in a window without the need to interact with the window. Placing the mouse over the thumbnail in the Task Bar will change all the open windows into transparent windows except the selected. In addition you can “peek” window application specific user can also tout the Windows desktop.
11. Sidebar Not Used More
If compared with the Mac OS X widget that can be placed on the desktop, most differences in light of the gadget is Microsoft during the sidebar on the right side of the screen. In W7, the sidebar is removed because they use too many places and there are now gadgets can be placed directly on the desktop. Although this fact can also be done in Vista.
12. ITunes Compatibility
Wmp now supports two Apple favorite media format: AAC for audio and H.264 for video. Wmp also can find the iTunes library on the network and play the contents. Apple Fairplay DRM is not supported, but who knows how to play a video podcast that beresolusi tolerable look bad in Wmp.
13. Wmp Minimalis
When you right-click on a media file in Windows Explorer and use Wmp to play, Wmp will appear in the minimalist mode that does not dominate your desktop. You can also play the media at the preview pane of Windows Explorer without launching Wmp at all.
14. Streaming Multimedia
W7 add features allow media files from your PC to a variety of tools that support systems such as streaming music via Sonos network. Microsoft said that W7 will change to a file in a format that can be played by your media player. This also means that Microsoft is again approaching the step aspiration Bill Gates made the Windows media center at home. Media Center version of Windows 7 to get the big upgrade.
15. Automatic settings window
Drag a window near the right edge or left then the window will immediately change the size of a half-screen. This is easier for you to arrange the two windows side by side (such as your browser or Word documents) so you can easily work in both windows simultaneously.
16. Search for All The Places
W7 feature called “Search Federation” allows you to include a variety of computer, networking and media sites to search in Windows 7.
Microsoft has been very long, it was not deliver major changes in the customization features in the Windows theme. In W7 Microsoft provides a new theme that voters better with the preview feature in the original size and allows you to save a custom theme with just a few clicks. Microsoft also plans to change the name from the Themes to be Styles.
Microsoft has officially become little application in the W7, did not like Vista. Applications Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, and email has made free unduhan called Windows Live Esentials, although Microsoft still expects many PC vendors will still resemble the Windows Live Essentials in the computer that they sell.
19. New Paint
Windows Paint that has been forgotten to get big upgrade, now appear with the ribbon UI from Office 2007 that has now become standard in many Microsoft applications. Although many consider as an alternative Paint.net Paint for the better.
20. Features Touch screen
Windows 7 is the first version of Windows that supports multi-touch that lets you control the OS with both hands. There are still many who doubt whether the multi-touch PC akan merevolusi world as he merevolusi world phone. Currently, almost no PC circulating in the market that supports the touch screen in addition to the features of the HP TouchSmart, and Dell Latitude XT. (via Technologizer)