Microsoft has recently announced the release of the Windows 11 2023 Update (23H2), a major update for this year. Users who are currently using Windows 11 22H2 can now update their systems through Windows Update (you can try it yourself and download it). At this point, the update is still optional and not mandatory. Microsoft has stated that it will be integrated as part of the November patch update to be released to a wider audience.
The 23H2 update brings several new features, including Copilot, a new version of File Explorer, a Never Combined Taskbar, Windows Backup, and support for Passkey, among others. These additions aim to enhance the user experience and provide more convenience and functionality.
In addition to system updates, some apps have also received new versions, such as Paint, Photos, Snipping Tool, Clipchamp, and New Outlook. Users can directly update these specific apps through the Microsoft Store without the need to upgrade their operating systems to 23H2.
TLDR: Microsoft has released the Windows 11 2023 Update (23H2), which users can now choose to update through Windows Update. The update brings various new features and improvements, including Copilot, File Explorer, Never Combined Taskbar, and support for Passkey. Additionally, certain apps like Paint, Photos, Snipping Tool, Clipchamp, and New Outlook have received their own updates through the Microsoft Store.