The Zorin Group has announced the release of Zorin OS 16.2. It is an incremental update in the Zorin OS 16 series and comes with critical package updates and a refined desktop experience.

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What is new in Zorin OS 16.2?

The noteworthy changes in Zorin OS 16.2 release are briefly explained below.

Enhances the Windows App experience.

One of the critical objectives of Zorin OS is to provide a more straightforward solution for installing windows application. Zorin OS 16.2 takes this goal to another level. The Windows App Support entry in the application menu allows users to configure their system to support windows apps with a single click.

Windows App Support

Also, Zorin OS 16.2 ships an updated database which identifies popular applications and games and suggests best way to run those on Zorin OS.

Enhances the Microsoft Office experience

Font compatibility is a problem when opening document created in windows in GNU/Linux systems. This issue happens because most of the default fonts used in Windows are of proprietary license, and the same can not be preinstalled in GNU/Linux. Zorin OS 16.2 tackles this problem by using open-source fonts those are close enough to windows fonts.

LibreOffice 7.4 improves the productivity further

For those who don’t want to use proprietary office suites, the LibreOffice 7.4 is available in Zorin OS 16.2. It improves the overall office suite experience and boosts productivity.

Zorin OS 16.2 LibreOffice

Other changes

In addition to the changes mentioned above the Zorin OS 16.2 includes a set of updated applications which reduces the upgrade size once the system is installed. The Zorin Connect has been improved further and enables better connectivity and data sync with your phone. Refines the window maximize and minimize effects.

For further information, read the Zorin OS 16.2 release announcement published on projects website.

Download Zorin OS 16.2

You can download Zorin OS 16.2 Pro, Core and Lite varieties from the projects official download page. Download Zorin OS 16.2

Images from Zorin OS 16.2 Press Kit



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