Microsoft Releases First Set Of Windows 11 App Updates: Insider Build 22000.132

The Snipping Tool has some new tricks up its sleeve.


This week Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 11 Insider Build 22000.132, which is the sixth preview build since the upcoming OS was announced in June. A fresh set of changes, fixes, and knowns issues are available for the Dev and Beta channel users.

Let’s explore what the Redmond giant has included in the new Windows 11 Insider Preview.

New additions in the Windows 11 Build 22000.132

The biggest highlight of the new build is that Microsoft is rolling out the first set of Windows 11 app updates to the users. This includes the new Snipping Tool, Calculator, Mail, and Calendar app.

New Calculator on Windows 11

Snipping tool now supports dark mode

Yes, the new Windows Snipping Tool, recently teased by Panos Panay, supports the dark mode as well as the Windows 11 design. This means app the also comes with rounded corners and cleaner user interface.

Snipping Tool Dark Mode

It also provides various options like annotations, improved cropping, etc. after you capture a screenshot. These features are available in the Snip & Sketch app, but the company has announced that’s killing the latter and you won’t find the Snip & Sketch app on the system after updating to the new build.

The new Snipping Tool app will now be the default screenshot app on Windows 11 and supports the Windows + Shift + S keyboard shortcut.

Now talking about the Beta channel, the fresh build enables the Chat From Microsoft Teams feature for the users. To recall, Microsoft previously announced that it would integrate the Teams app into Windows 11 to provide a native experience, which is already available on the Dev channel builds.

The integration brings a new flyout to the Taskbar where you can access various Teams features such as texting and one-to-one audio and video calls, create and join meetings, etc.

Apart from this Windows 11 Insider Build 22000.132 comes with bug fixes for apps, including Windows Search, Widgets, Windows Sandbox, and addresses problems faced by users when rolling back to the previous flight. You can read all the fixes and known issues in detail here.

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya likes to cover topics related to Microsoft, Windows 10, Apple Watch, and interesting gadgets. But when he is not working, you can find him binge-watching random videos on YouTube (after he has wasted an hour on Netflix trying to find a good show). Reach out at [email protected]
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