The new build of Windows Insider finally introduces tabs to the File Explorer | 3/12/2018 | Staff
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The Windows Insider Build 17618 of RedStone 5 has been recently announced, and is now available for download for the users enrolled in the Windows Insider program with the Skip Ahead option, and with this new Build one of the features most demanded by Windows users for years has finally arrived: Tabs in the File Explorer.

Although other companies such as Apple have had this feature by default since 2013 with OS X Mavericks, Windows users have had to continue using the independent windows system or settle for some third-party alternatives such as Clover or QTTabBar for adding this feature in some way to the File Explorer. However, this could change with the next official version of Windows 10 known as Spring Creators Update, and the arrival of a new feature which Microsoft has called "Sets", introduced back in December 19, 2017.

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The truly special thing about Sets is that it not only add tabs to the File Explorer, but to practically any Windows application, in a very similar way to TidyTabs. So, not only can we group folders in a single window, but any type of app. For example, we can have a tab with one folder open, another with an open Word file, and another one with a web page open with the Edge browser, all in the same window. This feature was introduced in the Windows Insider Preview build 17063, but so far was limited to work only in some UWP (Microsoft Mail and Calendar, the Microsoft OneNote app, MSN News, and the Microsoft Edge Browser). However,...
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