Non-Metro Windows 8.1 apps will support only two live tile size options

Windows 8 logoWindows 8.1 Preview will bring some new live tile size options for the installed Metro apps, but it appears that desktop tools will actually be limited to only two different settings.

Some new screenshots posted online by Twitter user Robert McLaws and made in Windows Server 2012 R2 reveal that non-Metro apps will only allow two different live tile sizes, namely medium and small.

As you can see in this photo, all the other settings are there, but for an unknown reason, the software maker has limited the resize options for desktop apps to only two different predefined dimensions.

Desktop apps will be limited to only two different live tile sizes

Of course, the same features are expected to be included in the Preview version of Windows 8.1 too, but full details on the improvements to be made available in this build of the operating system are expected to be unveiled tomorrow during the BUILD developer conference.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows 8.1

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