Split View: Mac OS X El Capitan vs. Windows 10
One of the new features on Mac OS X El Capitan is Split View. This is similar to the Windows 10 Snap View where you can place two apps in full screen. You can actually snap up to four apps in Windows 10, but we'll just use two apps in this comparison to make it fair. Watch our video!
How to use Split View on Mac OS X El Capitan
- Click and hold the green button on the top left corner of an app window
- Drag the window to the left or right
- Select another app to display on the other side
How to use Snap on Windows 10
- Drag the window to the left or right.
- Select another app to display on the other side.
Overall, I think Snap on Windows 10 has a better implementation than Split View on Mac OS X El Capitan. I also find it frustrating that app windows on the Mac are moved to a different virtual desktop when exiting Split View. On Windows 10, you just drag one of the Windows down to unsnap. Apple just introduced Split View, so I'm sure there will be improvements.
What do you think of Split View on the Mac? Do you agree that Windows 10 does it better? Let us know in the comments!
- OS X El Capitan review
- How to use Snap Assist in Windows 10
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PS: no aguardo de pessoas nos mandando falar em inglês
Apple no longer as innovate. Rafael Martins1
It's been a while. Specifically I don't see them doing that since Jobs is gone. Marcos Rodrigues Carvalho
really, and how they managed to do business be so counter-intuitive? It's not like Apple, even I'm confused.
PS: standing by people telling us to speak in English Centrally Windows
Inglês, por favor?
I was about to ask the OP: "When was the last time you used OSX?"
Redmond, start your photocopiers ! Oh wait...
Like in tablet mode or in windows 8.
It's an optional feature for desktop mode which works similarly but a bit different from the one in tablet mode. They do not show a large bar between the two windows, they are displayed side-by-side like normal windows, but when you try to resize one, it then shows a larger bar similar to tablet mode, and when you're done resizing one of the window, it automatically resizes the other one to match. This is exactly what can be seen at 1:07 in the video.
You are missing out the part where on OS X you can just drag windows to top of the screen and make them full screen.
Or you can drag another window to the top and place it on some full screen window to get split view.
OS X's split view is way better integrated with multi-desktop and supports way more and better gestures than Windows 10. Using both since preview versions. OS X definitely feels superior to Windows, especially Windows 10. It needs bit more polish and improvements to make the experience buttery smooth.