Microsoft is bringing Windows 11’s Mica to more applications and title bars
Mica dynamic effect (Mica) is a design added by Microsoft in Windows 11. This effect looks better in dark mode than in Fluent Design’s acrylic effect system.
However, in the current version, not all applications support the mica effect, so users will find that some applications still have a Fluent design system when using them.
This may cause confusion for users, since Windows 11 is a new system and has a more beautiful interface, why are there still some built-in application styles that don’t match?
The good news is that Microsoft is solving this problem. Currently, Microsoft is expanding the new mica dynamic effects to more system built-in applications and application title bars.
At present, some applications of Microsoft software such as Chromium Edge, Movies & TV, MS Paint, Snipping Tool, Photos, Calculator, and other apps have already obtained the mica effect.
Recently, Microsoft quietly replaced the Tips and Feedback Hub app with a mica effect. The fact that Microsoft did not mention this publicly may be testing the user’s response.
It is worth noting that Microsoft previously emphasized that the mica effect will not affect the system performance, and even in some cases the mica effect is better than the previous version.
In addition to the built-in applications that have obtained the mica effect mentioned above, other built-in applications of the system will also be gradually updated and obtain this new visual effect.
As for the specific situation, Microsoft does not have a timetable. In Microsoft’s words, each application development team has its own timetable, so it is impossible to achieve unified updates.
It can only be said that the team will push the new version to complete the update after completing the development according to its own plan, and Microsoft will coordinate throughout the company to complete the update as soon as possible.
In addition, it is worth noting that Microsoft Office will also update the mica effect, and users will find the change when using the dark mode after the subsequent update.