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Windows 11 tests Notepad autosave and better Snipping Tool

Screenshot of Notepad Insider Preview build
Notepad’s getting autosave. Notepad! | Image: Microsoft

Microsoft’s testing some neat new features for the Windows 11 Snipping Tool and the one and only Notepad dot exe. They’re only in the Windows Insider Program for now, but they’re there.

Anyone who’s ever tried to shut down their PC or close Notepad in the past, I dunno, 40 years, will be relieved to know that soon Notepad will finally just close without popping up a dialog box for each text file asking if you want to save changes. Notepad is getting autosave. Tabs, dark mode, a little spinny gear thing, and now this? It’s startin’ to look mighty modern around here.

In the Windows Insider Program blog post announcing the new features, Dave Grochocki writes:

With this update, Notepad will start automatically saving your session state…

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