Windows 8 User Interface

Windows 8 User Interface (U.I)

We will discuss the Windows 8 UI. Windows 8 definitely has a very impressive user interface which has been almost improved to a Metro style, which will present to you the important pieces of information with complete simplicity and allows you to have control over it. Microsoft's Metro user interface that has appeared in various different forms, and its Windows Phone OS already gave an insight into what Windows can do with its unique and friendly design.
The direct interaction to the mouse, keyboard, touch navigation, etc. is provided by the user interface. Windows 8 is developed by Microsoft with the Touch Screen technology in mind. By their new innovations, Microsoft provides developers with new challenges and opportunities that can be explored. The gesture and voice control technologies of Windows 8 is going to have a major role in the interaction between humans and computers, as compared to Apple and Google. In Windows 8 Microsoft implements some of the major changes in Windows which are the basic OS of PCs.
Here, we present some user interface with given screen shoots.
Windows 8 Start Screen - The Start screen is yet another affecting UI. The screen basically groups all your applications together, which you can easily drag and drop, or add new things.
Windows 8 Logo Screen - Unlike the traditional way of entering a password to unlock the screen, Windows 8 can be unlocked by just tapping on the right areas of the screen.
Control Panel - Control Panel in Windows 8 looks like as below.
Windows 8 Task Manager - Windows 8 Task Manager is shown below.
Videos in Windows 8 - Videos in Windows 8 in Play mode is as given below.
New Language preferences section in Control Panel - The new Language preferences section in Control Panel is the new one-stop place to find all Windows display languages in Windows 8. 

Windows 8 Minimum System Requirements

It is reported that Windows 8 is expected to have the same system requirements like Windows 7, and will run on existing machines that run Windows 7. Here are the following minimum system requirements to run Windows 8:
  • Processor: 1GHz or faster 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • RAM: 1GB (32-bit) or 2GB (64-bit) 
  • HD Space: 16GB for 32-bit (or 20GB for 64-bit)


In this article, we learned about the Windows 8 User Interface.

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