Windows 10 May 2020 Update: All the changes so far

Accessibility Improvements

  • Narrator is now more efficient when reading tables. Header information is not repeated when navigating within the same row or column. Entering and exiting tables is also less verbose.
  • There's a new command in Narrator to give a webpage summary that gives information about hyperlinks, landmarks, and headings.
  • Windows Magnifier has a new ability to keep the text cursor in the center of the screen making it easier and smoother to type.
  • Narrator can now tell you the title of the page that is being linked to by pressing Caps + Ctrl + D.
  • Eye Control has received improvements, including new drag & drop, pause, and settings changes.
  • Narrator will now automatically start reading webpages and emails.
  • The Magnifier UI now works with dark theme and text sizing options.
  • Narrator now provides a more efficient reading experience when reading messages in Outlook or Windows Mail.
  • Narrator's Outlook folder reading has been enhanced for an optimal triaging experience.
  • You can now customize the text cursor indicator with different colors and sizes in the Settings app.

Miscellaneous changes

  • Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 is now present and supports ELF64 Linux binaries, faster file system performance, and full system call compatibility.
  • You'll now be able to connect to your WSL 2 Linux networking applications using localhost.
  • Microsoft has updated the Microsoft Account sync engine.
  • A new profile picture sync system is present that now updates your profile picture across devices and Microsoft services more quickly.
  • Installing MSIX apps from outside the Store no longer requires the sideloading apps option to be enabled.

Updated September 6, 2019: We updated this changelog with the latest changes found in preview build 18970.

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