Microsoft’s latest update brings changes for the Windows 11 Camera app, Media Player app, and Movies & TV app. Check the details here.
On Wednesday, July 13, Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview build 25158 on the Dev Channel. With the release of Windows 11 Insider Preview, Microsoft is introducing Notification Badges with Widgets. Along with some general tweaks and improvements, this release also includes a good set of fixes. Along with the new version of Windows 11, Microsoft has also released updates for several built-in Windows 11 apps. Updates include the camera app, media player app, and Movies & TV app.
“Hello Windows Insiders, we are rolling out camera and media player updates to Windows Insiders on Windows 11 starting with the Dev Channel,” Microsoft said in a blog post. Here’s everything you need to know about updating Windows 11:
1. Windows 11 Camera app
The camera app receives the most notable changes. Informing about the update, Microsoft said: “The Camera app has been updated to match the beautiful new look of Windows 11. In addition to existing support for camera capture modes, video, document, and whiteboard, we are excited to introduce you to Scan QR Codes and Barcodes as well.
2. New Windows 11 Media Player App
The new Media Player app is getting an update to version 11.2206.30.0. With this latest update, Microsoft is also adding support for CD ripping. “In March, we introduced CD playback support in Media Player. With the latest update, we are also adding CD ripping support. Supported formats in this release include AAC, WMA, FLAC, and ALAC,” the company said.
3. Windows 11 Movies & TV app
Microsoft has also started rolling out an update to the Movies & TV app in build 10.22061 and above for Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
According to information provided by the company, it has improved the Movies & TV experience on Arm64 devices. Now users will be able to see faster and better performance while using the app.
Additionally, Microsoft is migrating video file type associations from Movies & TV to Media Player. This migration will only affect file types already associated with Movies & Series and only after you open Movies & Series for the first time.