The Dark theme is coming to Windows 10 File Explorer with the next big update
Dark theme for Windows 10 File Explorer is currently available for Windows Insiders with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17733
Microsoft is in the dark, or at least its Windows File Explorer. The company has announced that the next major update to Windows 10 will have a dark theme for File Explorer. The update is currently available for Windows Insiders with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17733. Microsoft recently introduced a new Dark Mode for Outlook.com. News that Windows File Explorer will get a Dark Mode heats up with Apple’s announcement that the next big update to MacOS is going to feature a Dark Mode. The update will be a part of macOS Mojave, which will be released by the end of the year. Recently, Google added a dark mode toggle to Android PO OS.
Of course, Apple and Microsoft are not the first to offer a dark theme. Earlier this year, YouTube launched a dark theme roll out for its app on Android. As the name suggests, the theme blackens the app’s background, settings, search pages, and more. However, the ‘channels’ have retained their respective color-loading app bars. Other apps like Twitter have been offering Dark Mode for quite some time now. In addition to aesthetics, the goal of Dark Mode is to reduce eye fatigue that one may have for staring at brightly lit monitors for extended periods of time.
Coming back to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17733. The update also brings a number of improvements to the builds. These include issues such as the disappearance of the touch keyboard, flashing the progress bar when the progress bar is updated, and much more. Several modifications have also been made to the built-in narrator feature. Like all preview builds, there are some familiar issues that users will have to deal with until they are resolved. These include issues with launching an app from another app, Green Screen of Death (GSoD) when deleting local folders synced to OneDrive, and more. You can see the complete changelog in Microsoft’s official blog post Here.