Microsoft is gradually rolling out new icons for Windows 10 apps, after releasing a significant update for a number of items, it looks like the organization is preparing another essential update.
This time, it’s Notepad the app that’s getting a new icon, and the version published within the Microsoft Store provides us with an early take a look at its design.
Despite as being a super-simple application, Notepad is the most popular tool, not only in Windows 10, but also in the previous versions of the operating system. It is because people use it for a wide variety of things, from recording short notes to coding.
Microsoft has added several Notepad improvements within the most recent Windows 10 feature updates, including expanded line ending support, wrap around search, and warnings when closing the app with unsaved content, and the company seems very dedicated to continuing this method in the long run.
Notepad in the Microsoft Store
As for why Notepad turns up within the Microsoft Store despite being offered like a pre-loaded Windows 10 app, it’s because Microsoft uses this distribution model to provide updates more proficiently. Notepad landed in the Microsoft Store using the discharge of Windows 10 build 18963 in mid-2019.
“Notepad is a well-loved text editor in Windows for over 30 years. Over the last few releases, we’ve been creating a quantity of small improvements to Notepad according to your feedback (including expanded line ending support, wrap around search, and indicating when there’s unsaved content),” Microsoft said at that time.
“Starting with this particular build, we’re making a change so that future Notepad updates will be automatically available via the store. This can are suffering from the flexibleness to respond to issues and feedback away from bounds of Windows releases.”
The brand new Notepad icon is very likely to be accompanied by icon updates for other Windows 10 apps as well.