Slack updates their Windows 10 app with cool new improvements

Brad Stephenson

Slack Windows 10 App

The official Windows 10 Slack app has updated to Version 2.5.1 and has made quite a few changes such as adding support for more languages in spellcheck, better help documentation, style copying, and more. Here’s the official release notes:

The way we load teams you don’t view often has been changed to improve the memory footprint of the app. One day, it will be a pitter patter of tiny footprints. For now, it’s a tad slower, a little less hefty, and a lot more attractive. Think “brontosaurus in a nice hat.”

Folks consistently unable to load the app will now be greeted by a troubleshooting page that offers suggestions on making their situation better. (Spoiler: it’s usually to do with over-zealous antivirus software).

Those pasting text with style into a Post then finding their text to have “no style” can now Paste & Match Style under the Edit menu.

You can see our Help Center documentation in – of all places – the Help menu. The almost over-intuitively named Open Help Center item will be your friend.

Spellcheck support for three (!) additional languages; writers of Korean, Portugese (Brazilian), and Albanian type a little easier.

Slack is a sort of chat app that’s used mostly for team collaboration and communication instead of the more social use of apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Do you use Slack? Let us know your thoughts on this update in the comments below.

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