WinUI 2.4 Released with Many changes and Features

WinUI 2.4 announcement, changes, improvements, features and download link.

WinUI 2.4

Windows UI Library Github page has added a new version changelog with multiple changes. The release is WinUI 2.4, the next version of the package, for the developers with UI controls and functions for the UWP apps.

The new version includes features like ProgressRing, TabView updates, RadialGradientBrush, and Dark theme updates to the TextBox family of controls. You can see an overview of what has been improved in WinUI 2.4 further.

WinUI 2.4 Changes, Improvements, and features

Here is WinUI 2.4 Changelog –

  • Center, RadiusX, and RadiusY properties named RadialGradientBrush are drawn within an ellipse. Colors for the gradient end at the radius begin at the center of the ellipse.
  • Where the user is obstructed until the ProgressRing withdraws its control will be used for modal interactions.
  • You will find updates for TabView control that offer you extra control over how to render tabs.
  • You will have the ability to set the width of unselected tabs and show just an icon to save screen space.
  • The WinUI 2.4 feature also allows to hide the close button on un-selected tabs till the user hovers over the tab.
  • When dark theme is enabled, the background color of TextBox family controls remains dark by default on text insertion (in previous versions, the background color changes to light theme during text insertion).
  • Currently, WinUI 3.0 is in the Alpha development stage.  This is interesting for Windows 10 with the version. Later, the library can be used not only for Universal Windows Platform apps but also for existing Win32 applications (WPF, WinForms, MFC …).

Main Benefits of WinUI 3

  • Update available Win32 applications.
  • Assists in the development of new Windows applications
  • Supports other frameworks such as React Native to run on Windows

If you want to find out more, you can find more information here:

Go to this page for more details and download WinUI 2.4 –


Microsoft Docs.

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