Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: The most exciting features arriving on 16 October

Story Remix, Mixed Reality and OneDrive Files On-Demand are three of the most exciting features arriving with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update next month.

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date coming on 16 October. This means the Redmond, Washington-based cloud software giant is now in the final development phase for the next software update.

At the IFA 2017 event in Berlin, Microsoft vice president of Windows and Devices group Terry Meyerson has noted that the confirmed initial date can be changed anytime. In the meantime, some features of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update have already been confirmed ready for release next month.

Also read: Key changes for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Build 16273

Here are some of the most exciting features for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update:

Story Remix

Microsoft has been working on Story Remix for a long time, an app that will replace Windows Movie Maker. The newcomer supports any cloud storage as part of the workflow either on Android, iOS or Windows.

Mixed Reality support

The support for virtual reality headsets could be the biggest new feature arriving with Fall Creators Update. Called Mixed Reality, Microsoft has already named support for headsets from OEMs Dell, HP, Lenovo and Acer.

As hyped, headsets from these brands will not require external tracking boxes as it will function using an HDMI or USB cable plugged into a PC.

OneDrive Files On-Demand

This new feature loads all selected data in the cloud. What is new, however, is that it is essentially useful when users want to pull out certain files from OneDrive using only with the required data to download them.

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