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 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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I wish they would kill this useless app and bring back Windows Photo Gallery.
I love the ability to edit date information!
Waiting for pinch-in/slide down to go back to gallery, like in iOS and Android.
I wish they'd bring it to Android, so I don't have to keep opening up OneDrive to view my photos.
Daaaaammmnnn!! THAT'S WHAT I'VE BEEN SAYING SINCE LAST OCTOBER (WHEN I GOT MY PERSONAL ANDROID DEVICE)
It makes zero sense to not do that. Would be cool if they could add a Microsoft account log in to MS Launcher, so we could access all of our cloud files right there.. What are you wanting for, MS?
Piktures integrates with one drive pretty good. Not as quick as photos used to be on my windows phone though.
Photos are pretty important to any device form factor. So yeah. This should be done pronto.
Did they already included the much need ability to edit the location data?
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