Microsoft is working on a new “Designer” app for Windows 11

Microsoft must be working on a new app for Windows 11. Currently it is known as "Designer". There are some images available that reveal how it currently looks.

The app has been spotted by a well known Windows enthusiast, WalkingCat, who shared his findings on Twitter. Here's how the app looks.

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At a glance, the app looks like a modern version of PowerPoint. The latter is part of Microsoft Office, and allows the user to quickly prepare professionally looking presentations without having advanced skills.

There are no official announcement or extra details what exactly the new app is. It is not known it is really a PowerPoint upgrade or replacement, or it will be an independent software.

Notably, WalkingCat has also revealed a method to access the preview version of the app online. According to him, the interested user need to open the website, then open the Developer Tools in the browser (F12 in Edge/Chrome). There in Local Storage, he needs to find the key "persist:featureGates" and change its value to everything specified here: The app will work after refreshing the page.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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