Metro interface


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Metro interface

The original name of the user interface in Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7.5. In contrast to the previous Windows 7 version, the Metro style adopted the flat look (see flat UI). Officially the "Microsoft Design Language," other names were also used for this style from time to time, including "Windows 8 style UI," "New User Interface" and "Modern UI." In 2017, Microsoft moved to a new interface style that abandoned the flat look (see Microsoft Fluent Design System). See Windows Phone, Windows 10, Win10 abc's, Windows 8 and Win8 abc's.
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The most significant enhancements include redesign of the Tweak Manager tool to support system tweaks for the new OS, support for Metro processes in the Task Manager, the installer being optimized for the Metro interface, correct support of Internet Explorer 10 and some major improvements to the Rescue Center operation.
Microsoft has only over-hauled two of the applications--the OneNote note-taking program and the Lync collaboration software--so that they will work under the Metro interface. All the other applications can be used only in Windows' traditional desk-top interface.
The preview design of the website features a streamlined look and Metro interface tiles with the large sized text, which seems to provide an easier navigation option to users.
In one corner you have Microsoft Corp, which is porting its tiled Metro interface used in Windows Phone to tablets, laptops and the desktop.
Enterprise customers, who prefer things to slowly change over a number of years rather than boom, here's a new Metro interface, will like Windows 10′s return to the status quo.
In iOS 7, expect Apple to remove gloss in favor of bolder colors, much like the flat colors and shapes in (https://www.google.com/search?q=microsoft%20metro&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=EOuzUezTHJK44APxr4DgCg&biw=1344&bih=658&sei=JOuzUeXzI4764APK8YCoAQ) Microsoft's metro interface for Windows 8 and Windows Phone.
According to the report, the Start Menu and the desktop both have been replaced with the Metro interface, which uses 'Live Tiles' for updates and for programs, in a manner similar to Windows Phone 7, and the upcoming Microsoft Surface tablet.
The well-designed Metro interface makes it easy to find, pause, "heart," and skip tracks.

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