Windows 11 brings smooth and calm system sounds; listen here

by Kelvin
Windows 11 brings smooth and calm system sounds;  listen here

Tired of the sound experience of the Windows 10? Microsoft is preparing improvements to its new operating system. the audio designer of Windows 11 Matthew Bennett reported to news site CNBC that the sounds of the company’s next OS try to be quieter and quieter, alerting the user without too much annoyance or intrusion. According to a Microsoft representative, the audio wavelength will be more “rounded”, following the interface changes for a “lighter” experience.

Bennett, who left the company in February, provided a number of examples of this change. Check out some of the new alert sounds compared to traditional ones below. Windows 10.

Standard error alert

Your browser does not support the audio element.

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calendar reminder

Your browser does not support the audio element.

email notification

Devices connected, disconnected and failed to connect

User permission control

In addition to the new audios, it was revealed that the operating system’s dark mode noises will be lighter when compared to the traditional interface. In addition, the dark mode will feature sounds bringing a light echo effect, as if the computer were in a spacious room.

the designers of Windows 11 used as inspiration calm technology, defined by Mark Weiser and John Seely Brown, employees of Xerox, as an information source that can easily reach the center and peripheries of a user’s attention.

In a post on Microsoft’s Medium, the company reinforced the inspiration: β€œCalm is very much needed in today’s world and depends on our ability to feel in control. Windows 11 facilitates this through the fundamental experience that is familiar, softens the old intimidating UI, and heightens emotional connection.”