Windows 11 and Windows 10 are both operating systems developed by Microsoft, but there are some key differences between them. Windows 11 features a new user interface with a redesigned Start Menu and Taskbar, improved touch controls, enhanced security features, and integrated widgets for quick access to information.
Windows 11 has a redesigned Microsoft Store with support for Android apps. Windows 11 also has an updated Task Manager with more details and options and a redesigned File Explorer with a new tabbed layout. The Start Menu in Windows 11 has a new design with both pinned and recommended apps.
|Windows 11||Windows 10|
|User Interface||Fluent Design with new Start Menu and Taskbar||Classic Start Menu and Taskbar|
|Widgets||Integrated Widgets for quick access to information||No integrated Widgets|
|Virtual Desktops||Improved virtual desktops with snap layouts and new animations||Virtual desktops with limited functionality|
|Touch Controls||Improved touch controls for touch devices||Limited touch controls|
|Microsoft Store||Redesigned Microsoft Store with support for Android apps||Traditional Microsoft Store|
|Multitasking||Snap Layouts and Snap Groups for improved multitasking||Basic multitasking capabilities|
|Task Manager||Updated Task Manager with more details and options||Traditional Task Manager|
|File Explorer||Redesigned File Explorer with a new tabbed layout and features||Traditional File Explorer with limited features|
|Start Menu||New Start Menu design with pinned and recommended apps||Classic Start Menu with limited features|
|Cortana||Separated from search and no longer integrated into the taskbar||Integrated into the taskbar|
Windows 11 redesigned taskbar is depicted below: