Windows, the operating system for majority of computers and laptops, is the leading operating system in the market. It is owned by Microsoft Corporation. Launched on July 29, 2015, Windows 10 after its launch has been one of the most popular versions of Windows right after the Windows XP. With timely update and bug fixes, it is one of the stable and user-friendly versions of Windows. Windows 10 has always been update with new theme, color scheme, functionality and most of the personalization part, where user can make changes to the visual schemes according to their choices. Windows 10 light theme has been on the verge of launch as the newest alteration/update to the Windows UI. Being able to choose between the light and the dark theme is something that will definitely please many users out there in the market.
Though the light theme isn’t new to the windows platform, though to have it in newest version of Windows with added functionality and customizability is definitely a great feature targeted towards user personalization. According to the sources, the theme is to be unveiled in the first quarter of next year i.e. 2019. It will be a very pleasing experience to see if the new update is focused only on the personalization or there are many other updates lined up.
What, When and How of Windows 10 Light Theme Launch
Microsoft will be launching a new light theme into the Windows 10 with the next major update that might land up on the general consumers earlier next year. If you have been thinking that the Windows already has a light theme then you aren’t completely wrong, though not perfectly right as well. As of now, there is light theme in the Windows, but it isn’t system wide. The light theme at present just applies to some app and some parts of the OS. With the new update, it is going to be system wide meaning it will be applicable in all other parts of the system as well.
What is the Light Theme all about?
The light theme is basically the updated or a tweaked version of the white theme that already exists in the OS, though it might be wrong, but it is what seems to be as of now. Microsoft will be tweaking the wallpapers that exists in the OS just to match up with the concept of the light theme. A well-balanced theme with well balanced color saturation and color choices will be a perfect combination to most of the users.
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When will the windows 10 light theme launch?
As of now according to the sources, the preview of the light theme will be available to the users through developers preview platform with next few minor updates. Though the official final launch is scheduled to be launched around the first quarter of 2019. The dates are rumored to be in the April month of 2019.
How will the windows 10 light theme be available to users?
If you have opted to the Windows Insider Program, you might be having the beta updates soon. The major launch will be made with the bigger update to the Windows 10 in April next year. The updates will be out for the Windows 10 users on the latest builds. The update is code named 19H1 and includes many cool features.
The Light Theme is the main focus of the update, it will have some notable changes on Start Menu, the taskbar and the notification center that has always been dark ever since the launch. That is going to change with the update with light theme being applicable on almost all parts of the OS and will definitely look gorgeous after years of dark theme usage.
Though visualization isn’t just the prime focus. 19H1 will bring improvements to the new snipping tool, updates to the printing app and intelligent hours for the windows update so it isn’t annoying any more with unnecessary reboots during the working hours. Windows will be applying its tweaks to the brightness slider as well in the notification center and will be adding a dark theme to the built-in OneDrive app for Windows 10.
As a conclusion, it will be fun to watch how Windows pushes the update and how the users are capable of handling the update. Making most out of the updates is always the best thing to do but it is a fact that updates are never untouched with criticism and naysayers. Windows updates have been causing problems with older devices though the issue vanishes with few alterations. Windows 10 Light Theme Launch will be waited for if the company knocks off all the naysayers with the insider preview builds.