March 4, 2024
Microsoft PowerToys

Microsoft PowerToys

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. For more info on PowerToys overviews and how to use the utilities, or any other tools and resources for Windows development environments, head over to learn.microsoft.com!

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. For more info on PowerToys overviews and how to use the utilities, or any other tools and resources for Windows development environments, head over to learn.microsoft.com!

Microsoft PowerToys on Windows 11
Microsoft PowerToys on Windows 11

Microsoft PowerToys is a program developed by Microsoft that adds lots of features to Windows. With this program, you can take advantage of features that don’t come with the operating system but are nevertheless officially designed and supported by Microsoft. Among these features, you’ll find:

  • Always on Top: keep a window on top of the others at all times. Press Windows + Ctrl + T to activate.
  • PowerToys Awake: keep the screen from turning off or the computer from going to sleep.
  • Color Selector: change the colors of the entire system. Press Windows + Shift + C to activate.
  • FancyZones: place and design windows to your liking.
  • File Explorer Plugins: preview files on .svg icons, as well as .md and .pdf files.
  • Image Resizing: quickly resize images from the file explorer.
  • Keyboard Manager: customize the keyboard and remap keys.
  • Mouse Utilities: locate the position of your mouse more easily.
  • PowerRename: rename files in bulk.
  • PowerToys Run: launch a program or application instantly by pressing Alt + Space.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts Guide: press Windows + Shift + / to see all available shortcuts at that moment.
  • Video Conference Mute: quickly mute the microphone and camera in any program or app.

Requirements:

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 11 (all versions) . Windows 10 v2004 (19041) or newer.
  • System architecture : x64 and Arm64 architectures are currently supported.
  • Our installer will install the following runtimes: Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime bootstrapper (this will always install the latest version available)

Installation :