What you need to know

  • Microsoft's Photos app has received an update that adds Fluent Design elements.
  • The update also brings the ability to change a photo's date information.
  • The app also lets you add a title with an editable background.

Microsoft's Photos app received an update that brings Fluent Design elements and a few new features. As usual, the Photos app doesn't have a detailed changelog from Microsoft, but WindowsBlogItalia spotted the changes.

The most noticeable visual change is the addition of several Fluent Design elements. There's now transparency on the context menu, video editor toolbar, and the ellipsis menu that allows you to see more settings.

On the features side of things, the Photos app now allows you to edit the date information for a photo. Additionally, you can create a title tab with an editable background. Editing videos gained the ability to rotate clips or delete clips and images.

As usual, the update also includes bug fixes and improvements. The Photos app comes with Windows 10, but you can grab the app or its update in the Microsoft Store.

Microsoft Photos

Microsoft Photos allows you to view and edit photos and videos. You can use it to tag people, organize albums, and make edits to images.

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