Microsoft is testing a new way of delivering features to Windows 10 machines via the Windows Feature Experience Pack.
Microsoft started experimenting with the Windows Feature Experience Pack along with the release of the May 2020 Windows 10 update last year.
The company was secretive about the Feature Experience Pack and initially wouldn’t say what it was, but it appeared to be a way for it to deliver updates to Windows 10 through the Microsoft Store rather than the traditional feature updates.
The latest Windows Feature Experience Pack is version 120.2212.2020.0 and is going to Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel.
“We are testing this new process out with Insiders to deliver new feature improvements to customers outside of major Windows 10 feature updates,” said Microsoft program manager Brandon LeBlanc.
“Right now, we are starting out with a really scoped set of features and improvements. Over time, we hope to expand the scope and the frequency of releases in the future,” he said.
The first Windows Feature Experience Pack included included an updated Snipping tool, text input panel, and a shell-suggestion user interface