Last month, Microsoft introduced a big update to its Photos app for Windows 10 to Windows Insiders Fast Ring users. It was then released to Release Preview users earlier this month. Today, Microsoft is pushing the update to the public. It has three major updated/new features:

Improved UI

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-ditches the hamburger menu in favor of pivot view (which was first released to Mobile users)

-You can now choose between Light and Dark Mode

Windows Ink Support

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-you can now draw anything. It has Ballpoint pen, Calligraphy pen, Pencil, and Touch Writing.

Better Editing

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– it adds new filters like Sauna, New, Slate, Rouge and more.

Other new changes are the animations, faster transition, Sway upload via Share and auto-enhance.

Head to the Windows Store to get the update or click the link below.

Microsoft Photos
Developer: Microsoft Corporation
Price: Free
OS: Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile
Available on: Xbox, HoloLens, PC, Mobile
Description
The best place to enjoy, organize, edit, and share all your digital memories.
It brings together photos and videos from all your devices, enhances them to make great photos even better, and organizes them into beautiful albums for you.

Features
•Brings together photos from all your devices in one place using OneDrive.
•Browse through your photo collection by date, album, or folder.
•Create your own albums, view your albums from OneDrive, and share albums.
•Albums are created for you automatically, and you can edit them to add a personal touch (PC only).
•Enhances your photos with improvements to lighting, color, contrast, red-eye, straightening, and more. Compare the enhanced image to your original to see what you like best.
•A range of editing tools let you do everything from basic fixes to vignette framing, filters, and other effects.
•One app for both PC and mobile, adjusts to give you the best view for each device.
•What features would you like to see next? Let us know in Settings > Send feedback.

Get it here

 

  • Mehul Jariwala

    Editing features not available in mobile

    • Yes. This is for PC only.