Microsoft has showcased a brand new Outlook app for Mac. The up to date electronic mail consumer brings a brand new UI design, extra options, and higher efficiency.
Beginning with the design, the brand new Outlook app for Mac ditches the model’s Ribbon design language and makes use of Microsoft’s new, Fluent design language. The design crew has additionally taken clues from macOS Big Sur to match the design of Outlook with that of the brand new OS. The brand new Outlook app makes use of extra white house which provides a lighter look, new Fluent icons within the sidebar, and rounded window edges. There’s additionally a Darkish Mode to cut back pressure in your eyes whereas trying on the app in darkish environments. Microsoft has up to date the calendar part in Outlook with a cleaner look as nicely, which, in keeping with the model, ought to enhance your productiveness.
Shifting on to new options, the calendar part in Outlook now has a brand new My Day mini calendar that’s now built-in into the principle window so that you can shortly verify your upcoming occasions. You may modify the scale of My Day mini calendar and sidebar pane to raised fit your wants. The occasion creation part has additionally been up to date with a simplified look and a brand new drag and drop function for ease of use. The app will get a brand new Folks view which exhibits all of your contacts in a single place with separate sections for contacts and colleagues for elevated comfort. The brand new Outlook for Mac helps third-party add-ons and unified mailboxes as nicely.
As for efficiency enhancements, Microsoft says that the brand new Outlook for Mac has quicker and extra dependable efficiency, lowered account syncing instances, lowered electronic mail load instances, and an improved search which is claimed to point out extra related search outcomes.
The brand new Outlook for Mac is scheduled to launch in mid-October. When you replace the Outlook app for Mac, it’s going to present you a toggle on the top-right nook of the display to change to “New Outlook.” Enabling this toggle will give you the brand new UI design. Curiously, Microsoft has retained the older UI design as nicely. You may disable the “New Outlook” toggle to return to the outdated UI design.
Microsoft has been working laborious on bettering its apps not just for Home windows but in addition for Android, iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. It lately up to date Edge for Mac with some wonderful options and everybody has been loving it thus far. If the model continues to do the identical sooner or later, Microsoft’s app suite may quickly be adopted by many shoppers and firms.
[Source: Microsoft Tech Community]