In this video see how to Split Screen on Windows 8.1. You can also do this in Windows 8 as well. This allows for enhanced multitasking in Windows 8.1 by using two different Windows 8 apps, side by side on the same screen. You will see how to do Split Screen in a easy and fun way in this tutorial. Something to keep in mind is that split screens is not the same as dual screens or dual monitors. Split screen is a Windows software function using one monitor or display and dual screens is using two different hardware monitors or display screens. The split screen function on how to split screen on Windows 8 laptop, desktop, or tablet can be done on any computer that runs Windows operating system. Screen split multitasking is supported on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 OS as well. Split screens is also sometimes referred to as Windows 8.1 snap view that allows you to perform a Windows 8.1 switch between apps on your desktop.