20 Features Of Window 10 Operating System

In this article you will learn the features of Windows 10 Operating System.


Window 10 is the new Microsoft Windows Operating System and successor to the Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) Operating System. It is a familiar and flexible computer operating system like Windows 7 with the Start menu developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.

Features of Windows 10

Windows 10 released with mostly positive reviews upon its original announcement in July 2015; detractors praised Microsoft's decision to downplay user-interface mechanics introduced by Windows 8 (including the full screen apps and Start screen). Here are the best features of the operating system.

  1. It's free

    One of the best new growth in Windows 10 is that it is completely free to upgrade. Microsoft made this declare at its January event in Redmond. The steady has said it will be available at no charge for the first year for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users. It will also be free if you are still running Windows 7.

  2. Start Menu

    As we know that previous to the January meeting, Windows 10 will mark the return of the much loved Start Menu. In the latest build shown, it has some updated graphics and can optionally go full-screen. In this feature half of the menu looks pretty much like it did in Windows 7 but there's the clear addition of Live Tiles.

    start menu

  3. Snap Assist helps you snap windows

    A new feature is Snap Assist that help users work out, you need to do is to drag the title bar to the edge of the screen. Snap has been already available in previous versions of windows, but some features have been added.

    • Drag the title bar to edge top of the screen maximum window.
    • You can drag left or right edge of the screen to snap the application to the right or left.

       Snap Assist helps you snap windows

  4. Cortana

    Cortana is a new feature of windows 10. It is a voice-activated personal associate. We can use it to set reminders, get weather forecasts, tell you jokes, send email, find files, and search the Internet and so on. The digital associate, that is rivals Google Now, has been available on Windows Phone for a while will come to PCs and tablets.

    To get started, type a question in the search box on taskbar. Or select the microphone icon and talk to Cortana.


    Here are some things we can say to Cortana:

    • Tell me a joke
    • Where are you from?
    • How old are you?
    • What's happening this weekend?
    • What’s going on in your life?
    • What’s up?

  5. Command Prompt

    This is the new feature of command prompt is now getting keyboard shortcut, that is copy/past on your command prompt. Specially, you can now use Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V in the Command Prompt. The previous version has not this feature.


  6. Settings App vs. Control Panel

    In the start menu of the setting option you can take straight to the new setting app that is involved from the PC setting app on windows 8. This is the more user friendly way to arrange your computer.

    However, it does not contain every system. The old control panel window is still included. It’s also available in old control panel window.

    Settings App vs. Control Panel

  7. Xbox app and streaming

    Microsoft developed Xbox app for game streaming to Windows 10 back in January; we can meet up with friends online, see what your friends are playing. The Xbox app dashboard has been updated to support the new feature; the Xbox one app for Windows 10 is not quite ready yet.

    This feature allows you to leave your living room and play your favorite Xbox One games anywhere with access to your home network.
    This is a good news for gamers as not only the Xbox One get Windows 10; Windows 10 will come with the Xbox app means although there was no indication of Windows 10 for phones getting it, which has features like the capability to control the Xbox One and a DVR capture for any Windows games.

    Xbox app and streaming

  8. Desktop and Security Improvements

    There are still many desktop security improvement to do in windows 8, but we have not seen them if we have using windows 7. Microsoft gives the features of upgraded task manager, it’s so easier to what’s requirements resources of your system and even manage startup program without third party software.

    Windows 10 includes Window Defender by default , Window Defender is just change version of Microsoft Security Essentials. Window Defender have antivirus proctection to safe your system..

    Desktop and Security Improvements

  9. File Explorer

    File Explorer is also known as Windows Explorer. It has core part of the operating system. You can use shortcut “Windows + e” on your keyboard.

    When file Explore opens, we can access the frequently used folders and recently use files.

    File Explorer

    File Explorer

  10. Universal apps

    Universal app is a Windows experience that is made upon the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). It is good news for someone using more than one Windows device. A package of apps with Photos, Videos, Music, Maps, People and Messaging and Mail and Calendar will look and feel the same across different devices and screen sizes. Universal apps includes a lot of backend enhancements for developers that encourage development on Windows Phone and Windows 8. They are not completely the same in terms of code; nor does it mean that developers can just push a button to make those apps on either platform.

    Universal apps

  11. Edge browser

    Microsoft developed a new web browser called Edge; It gives you new ways to find stuff, read/write on the web. Microsoft edge built with interoperability in mind, according to Microsoft. It’s some feature includes a reading mode and the ability to annotate, either with a keyboard, pen or a finger. There's also integration with Cortana to provide additional information, for example, when we are on a web page for a restaurant/Hotel Cortana will make a booking and display information such as opening times.

    Edge browser

  12. Best new features in Windows 10: Enhancements

    The new OS is still in active development; the main features and enhancements of Windows 10 are more or less feature-locked and are certain to announcement with in Windows 10 Release to Manufacturing (RTM). Microsoft is making changes suggested by Windows users around the globe. Since Windows 10 runs across all devices, the OS will have unified settings. It means the end of distinct control panel and PC settings. There's also the Action Center now provides notifications and is synchronized across devices.

  13. Contact Support

    Microsoft has added a new feature in window 10 is safety for users who fail to find any they need. User can contact Phone or Chat Microsoft Tech Support Team using Contact Support App, to solve the problem about Internet Explorer Edge, Office and Xbox. We can chat online a call.

    Contact Support

  14. Microsoft Money

    Microsoft Money is a personal finance management software program from Microsoft. It has capabilities for viewing bank account balance, tracking expanses and creating budgets.

    Microsoft Money

  15. Phone Companion

    Microsoft announcement a special type of phone companion app for window 10 that strategy to understand smartphone owner to gap between there handset and computer. The phone companion app works like a hub (center) to download apps like Skype, Outlook, and Xbox Music etc.

    Phone Companion

  16. Windows Phone

    Window 10 has launched but yet it does not get on your phone. It can’t be say that Windows Phone 10 as new operating system will run phones, tablets and you’re PCs. Windows Phone is near as Windows 10 will arrive on Windows Phone devices when it launches. Microsoft has given no other name for running it on smartphone, small tablets and PCs. It looks much same as Windows Phone 8 but with tweaks. Action Center is synced with your other devices and the app menu will show recently installed apps at the top. Windows 10 is already here for your computer and we have got all the details you need.

    Windows Phone

  17. HoloLens

    HoloLens is Microsoft's immersive headset. We discuss about one platform, a single binary, a single app that can run across all of these devices." Means it’s futuristic, hologram-generating HoloLens headset. Windows 10 is the first holographic computing platform. A developer can create holographic experiences with set of APIs in the real world. Microsoft receive the world’s first untethered holographic computer that is doesn't need to connect to a PC to work with the HoloLens.


  18. Continuum Mode

    Continuum is method for Windows to define the hardware, we are always using optimum interface on machine. If we are using a desktop or laptop with no touchscreen, then Windows will now know this and present the traditional mouse and keyboard interface. The OS moves easily between laptop/ desktop (keyboard/mouse) and tablet (touch) usage modes automatically. It will do this if it detects the loss or addition of a keyboard.

    Continuum Mode

  19. Alarms and Clock

    Microsoft announced some new system apps with new designs and features in table. We detail what’s new in the Alarms and Clock apps which seem to have grown significant improvements.

    Alarms and Clock

    We start with the new alarm app which called ‘Clock’ considering all of the new features. The app has four tabs, Alarm, World Clock, Timer, and Stopwatch.

    Alarms and Clock

    Alarms and Clock

  20. Calculator and Maps

    Microsoft has developed a standard calculator in window 10. As we know that desktop Calculator in window 7 and window 8/8.1 sports a simple interface but it’s very powerful. The new standard style Calculator in Window 10 is well-looking.

    Calculator and Maps

    Maps are guide for everywhere that finds our voice navigation and turn by turn driving and walking direction.

    Calculator and Maps

In this article you will learn the features of windows 10, Hope you like it.