One of Windows 10’s more useful features is Snap (formerly Aero Snap). In case you aren’t aware of it, here is a brief recap.
Snap is a multitasking feature which lets you work in two or more apps at once. You can snap two apps to either side of the screen, or three apps (two taking up one half of the screen), or four apps taking up a quarter of the screen each. How to Snap an app in Windows 10
1. Restore an app to its windowed mode 2. Click on its title bar, and drag it to either half of the screen, or to any corner. 3. It will automatically resize the app, to fit the area you dragged it to.
Once you have snapped an app, Windows 10 will [...]
One of the most important features in Windows 10, is the multitasking options built in to the operating system.
You know what I’m talking about, Aero Snap or Snap Assist, as Microsoft likes to call it.
For those who aren’t familiar with the features, here is a brief recap. Snap in Windows 10, comprises of three features.
The first of which is Snap Assist itself. When you try to move an app to the sides of the screen, this feature automatically offers to select from a list of all other open apps. Selecting one will resize the chosen app, to fill the other half of the screen.
Corner Snap is the second feature, and as the name suggests, it [...]
Microsoft’s latest promotional video in the 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 campagin, feayures Action Center, Task View and Snap Assist.
I have been predicting for a few days now, that the multitasking features will be shown off, and gladly, I wasn’t wrong.
But I did expect Microsoft to feature Action Center in a separately video. Though it does make sense to feature it along side the other two multitasking options. Action Center does have access to several toggles and grants access to various system apps, thus helping users to quickly switch to the apps. Plus, it also features the Tablet Mode, continuum, which to be honest, will not be used by [...]
Today, we are going to take a look at Snap Assist, Corner Snap and Snap Fill in Windows 10.
Aero Snap was an incredibly useful addition in Windows 7.
It allowed users to put two app windows side by side, thus helping them multitask with ease.
It has been greatly improved in Windows 10.
This feature allows users to snap two windows on either side of the screen. In previous version of Windows, after snapping a window on the screen, users had to wade through other app windows to find a second one to snap. But in Windows 10, once you snap a window, you will be offered a list of app windows which are opened, and you just need to [...]