Our reader 'Reach' asked us how to turn off the new animations in Windows 10. Some users do not like those new effects, in that case, you might want to turn them off. Luckily, you can still turn off minimizing and maximizing window effects completely. This won't give you back the old animation effects, but windows will be drawn instantly on the screen.
Animations in Windows are meant to give you a fast and smooth UI perception however many users prefer a UI that responds instantly without any animation. In this article, we will look at how to improve the responsiveness of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 by disabling unnecessary animations. With animations disabled, the user interface will feel more faster and responsive.