The Redmond company has not officially commented on details about the next version of Windows. What is known so far is that it is already in full development as a more modular and modern operating system.
CorePC is the code name for a new software project that could be the next generation of Windows Core OSa concept that has been on the table for years but has not landed as a final product.
Microsoft has spent years creating Universal Windows Platform (UWP) that allows for easy compatibility with previous features and functionality.
It even allows you to have a light operating system that allows to install updates more quickly, improving security.
It seems that CorePC it will be a project that will allow to offer compatibility to Win32 applications in d devices. And it seems that it could be the equivalent of what Apple did with Rosetta.
CorePC, modularity and backward compatibility for the next Windows
The CorePC project is going to take a notable turn, going from being a service that would run on Core OS on traditional PCs to a tool that will give native support for Win32 applications and devices.
This CorePC project it hopes to make a version of Windows that is modular and customizable and allows PCs to enjoy different editions of Windows with their different support lines.
This means that there are different functionalities for different PC formats, be it desktop, laptop or tablet, among others.
With this report also comes what could be the Specifications techniques required by the next version of Windows, code name Next Valley:
- Intel 14th gen
- Pluton Coprocessor
- TPM 2.0
- Minimum 8 GB of RAM
It is known that Microsoft is working on the new version of Windows since February 2022 and it should reach the general public for the second half of 2024.
CorePC could be the gateway to devices with ARM chips that are still compatible with the software you use every day in Windows 11.