A set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience

Microsoft PowerToys

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Download Microsoft PowerToys 0.45.0

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  • Latest Version:

    Microsoft PowerToys 0.45.0 LATEST

  • Requirements:

    Windows 10 (64-bit)

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  • Author / Product:

    Microsoft Corporation / Microsoft PowerToys

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  • Filename:

    PowerToysSetup-0.45.0-x64.exe

  • Details:

    Microsoft PowerToys 2021 full offline installer setup for PC 32bit/64bit

Microsoft PowerToys is a system utility that can help all users of Windows 10 to unlock a wide array of additional functionalities. Originally offered more than two decades ago to Windows 95 users, this latest version of system shell configuration abilities is especially useful for users who want to take full advantage of the Windows 10 OS environment and gain access to numerous tweaks, shortcuts, and abilities that are not natively supported by this versatile OS.

Even users who have never heard of the PowerToys app are often surprised about numerous tweaks, shortcuts, and advantages that are offered in the three basic sections of the app – FancyZones, PowerRename, and Shortcut Guide.

FancyZones is an advanced desktop tool that can predetermine custom zones to which active app windows can snap into. The default Windows support for this feature includes automatic full-screen resize and snapping of the app on the left or right half of the screen. With FancyZones, users can greatly expand the grid of snappable zones and even created their own fully customized grids. This feature is especially useful for users whose daily work procedure involves working with many active windows of all sizes. Once Grid is made, windows can be snapped to it by simply pressing Ctrl+Shift buttons while moving the app window.

PowerRename is a unlock for Windows Shell that provides access to the bulk rename tool. Once active, users can simply access it via the regular Search and Replace tool of File Explorer. This tool is highly useful for users who manage dozens and hundreds of files in File Explorer and are in needed to properly rename them before storing or using them.

Shortcut Guide is a simple but highly useful overlay that can show all the Windows key shortcuts that users can take advantage of. To activate it, users only need to hold the Windows button a bit (the exact duration of time can be set in the PowerToys app, as well as the opacity Shortcut Guide interface).

Once configured, Microsoft PowerToys needs to be kept active in order to take advantage of its useful background services. The app supports starting on boot and running with administrative privileges.

Microsoft PowerToys is 100% FREE and is optimized to run only on Windows 10 OS.

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