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Almost a month ago, Microsoft released PowerToys v0.33.1 with some "critical new functionalities" as marked by the company. With that release, the company added first load experience, improvements to FancyZones, File Explorer and other improvements to PowerToys 0.33.1.


After a month, skipping version 0.34, Microsoft PowerToys version 0.35 is now available for download. It comes with some new improvements, including the new functionality to quickly swap the layouts of FancyZones, DirectShow migration for Video Conference Mute feature, and more.

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Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for advanced users to tune and streamline their Windows 10 experience with a set of new productivity features. A new update to PowerToys for Windows 10 is now available. The latest build version 0.33.1 adds a bunch of new features and fixes to PowerToys.


The company said that the goal of PowerToys 0.33 release cycle is to add some "critical new functionality" to the new user experience in addition to a plug-in manager for PowerToys Run.

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Microsoft released a new version of PowerToys that adds a bunch of fixes and improvements. Microsoft said that the focus of this release was to improve the FancyZones editor, add some new toys into PowerToys Run, some ARM64 work, and stability. The company also said that it internally tested version 0.31.0 but didn't release it due to a bug in the FancyZonez Editor.


Regarding the Video Conference Mute Utility, the wait might be longer than expected. Microsoft plans to roll out a DirectShow based version in February and will merge the utility into the main PowerToys repository sometime in March.

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Microsoft releases PowerToys version 0.29.0. The latest version of PowerToys includes several improvements and bug fixes for Color Picker, FancyZones, and PowerToys Run. Microsoft says that the focus of this release was to add stability, accessibility, localization, and quality improvements.


Due to the holiday season, PowerToys will get features such as FZ editor improvements and three new plug-ins for PowerToys Run in the next release. Continue reading to know what has been improved in PowerToys v0.29.0.

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Earlier this week, Microsoft released PowerToys version 0.27 with a bunch of new improvements and said that the Video conferencing mute utility will soon come as an experimental feature before it hits the final release. Now the company released PowerToys pre-release version 0.28.0, which comes with all the features and fixes part of v0.27, plus the Video conference mute utility.


Those who are in the regular release channel will still have to wait a little longer until Microsoft integrates the utility in the coming weeks after fixing all the bugs and finalizing the offering.

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Just a month ago Microsoft released PowerToys 0.25, and now the firm came with PowerToys 0.27, skipping version 0.26 for some higher priority work. Those who are waiting for the Video Conference Mute utility, have to wait a bit longer as it will be released as an experimental feature with version 0.28.


The latest version of PowerToys comes with a bunch of new improvements and fixes. For a complete list of feature changes, continue reading further.

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Microsoft released a new version of PowerToys, giving more focus to stability, localization, and quality of life improvements for both the development team and the end-users. The latest PowerToys version 0.25 adds a long list of fixes and stability improvements to all users.


Though the new version still doesn't include the long-awaited Video Conferencing utility, Microsoft states that it is just a week's time to ship it to the end-users as the team is currently doing last-minute development works.

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