Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10240 July16th 2015
Microsoft released a series of new builds in less than two weeks for PCs releasing today to Windows Insiders in the Fast ringindows 10 Insider Preview Builds 10158 10159 10162 and 10240
What’s new in this build?
Microsoft Edge browser: Notice in this build is that the Microsoft Edge branding is now included.
General UX improvements and refinement: You’ll continue to see general UX improvements and refinement in this build. For Continuum, you’ll see a lot of bug fixes as well as improved Tablet mode animations, improved support for Windows 8/8.1 apps and classic (Win32) apps in Tablet mode.
Updates to Cortana: We have a consolidated left rail now and Cortana’s Notebook is in its final stage with a combined Profile and Settings experience. Cortana now has a dark theme color to match the rest of the OS.
Updated Photos app for Windows 10: An update to the Photos app via the Windows Store Beta. Not only does this update have general performance and reliability improvements, it also has new capabilities that Windows Insiders have been asking for. For example – the Photos app now supports animated GIFs. This was a top request from Windows Insiders!
Snipping Tool: For fans of the Snipping Tool, you’ll notice a new little feature in the Snipping Tool with this build. You can now set up to a 5-second delay to capture pop-up menus!
Known issues: We don’t have any significant known issues for this build worth noting in the blog post but we are servicing several issues so make sure you check Windows Update for those.