What to look forward to: Windows users have wanted Microsoft to add tabs to File Explorer for years. The company strikes again with the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview. Let’s hope that this time it will reach the public assembly.

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File Explorer tabs are a major new feature introduced in Windows 11 Insider Preview build 25136. represents This week. As you might expect, this feature works similar to web browser tabs, allowing users to switch between different folders from the top bar of File Explorer. Evidence that the much sought-after opportunity was the first appeared in pre-builds in March. Build 25136 also made it easier to access the shortcut on the left navigation bar.

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Microsoft last tried to provide File Explorer tabs in 2018 when they appeared in Windows 10 Insider Preview called “Sets”. It was supposed to use one window to organize not only the tabs of File Explorer, but also other programs. However, the company ended up removing the feature before it became available to regular Windows users.

For those who need tabs in File Explorer without installing Windows 11 or previews, there are plenty of third-party alternatives. Files is an open source app that tries to look more like the rest of the Windows 11 user interface by offering tabs, tags, and other extra features. Another variant RX conductorwhich has a unique visual aesthetic.

The new preview build of Windows 11 also provides dynamic taskbar widgets. They can display constantly updated information about things like the weather, sports events, or finances.