Windows 10 Redstone 5 Download, Release Date and Changes

Windows 10 have been releasing major updates we called Redstone and giving it a ascending version number. Windows 10 Redstone 5 is the upcoming major update to Windows 10 that will most likely come on October 2018. Here’s what you need to know about Windows 10 Redstone 5.

Instead of going through the whole tedious list of changes, I’ve listed down the changes that I think make the most impact to our daily Windows usage.

Windows 10 Redstone 5 Download Release Date Changes

Windows 10 Redstone 5 Changes

Now, File Explorer can be set as dark theme as well when dark mode is enabled in Settings. This is an awesome change for people who always prefer dark mode but has to always bare with the original file explorer in white.

A redesigned and improved snipping tool experience is now available and can be opened via Win + Shift + S buttons. The Win+PrtSc quick screenshot shortcut wasn’t really enough for customization screen shooting. With improved snipping tool which can be access through a shortcut keys, we can now make instant screenshot with cropping, window choosing and custom sizing feature.

A new clipboard feature is (finally) added to Windows 10, accessed with Win+V buttons. So, now when you copy something, it can be seen from the clipboard history. We’ve always been relying external software for this feature.

“Search will now provide a download link for programs searched online.” This is something new as it can bring good and bad links to the users. Though I believe Microsoft has its own way of filtering the bad links but there will always be people who will try to exploit it.

If supported, your Bluetooth peripherals will display their battery percentage within the Settings.

Windows Update will now use machine learning to determine when to install and not install updates. Finally, this is a change that many users ask for, especially for those who have had a very hard time trying to get out of troubles made by the notorious Windows 10 April Update.

Listed above are what I think you should know about the upcoming Windows 10 major updates. You can get this update for free, of course, only if you own a legit license of Windows 10. Well, there are many more changes that you may be interested in. You can go to https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-redstone-5-changelog for a list of all changes confirmed by Microsoft.

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