Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Build 22557 With Lots of New Features

It’s been two long weeks for Windows Insiders in the Dev channel, but a new build is finally available, and at first glance, it looks like the wait was totally worth it.

This is because Microsoft’s new Windows 11 build 22557 comes with lots of goodies, including folders in the Start menu, live captions, an improved Focus experience, new touch gestures, and more.

Furthermore, this Windows 11 build also includes additional polishing for the overall experience, so despite being specifically aimed at insiders, it should pave the way for significant performance refinements in the long term.

Microsoft explains that it’s also changing the name of the branch that Dev builds are part of.

“Windows Insiders will notice that the name of the branch we are releasing builds from has changed to NI_RELEASE. The branch in which we release builds from to Insiders in the Dev Channel is irrelevant to the features and improvements included within them. Going forward we will no longer … (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.