Yesterday, a new major update for Microsoft Photo on Windows 10 desktop was available for download for a while on the Insider Fast Channel. Within the short time, it was noticed that some novelties were publicly introduced by Microsoft, but now these are well hidden and will be allotted for upcoming updates.
The reports of the past several months regarding Microsoft working on a flush app for Microsoft Photo have now become real! Since last morning, the 2017.39101.15230.0 version for tablet and PC Windows 10 is available for download. This version has numerous new features, some of which are visible to Insider users and others entirely hidden.
We came up with the prime novelties that Microsoft is offering in its coming Windows 10 update. to begin with, experts already anticipated that Microsoft would block a few features like Themes, Music, and Special Effects in Windows 10. This is to make space for providing access to the same only for Insider users with Office 365 subscriptions.
Next, the developers working on Microsoft Photo are considering activating the popular testing A/B feature that’s also well discussed in the Insider community. This will lead the most fortunate Insider users to come across more features that the developers are experimenting with internally. This will be possible by activating the new ‘Special Content’ feature from Settings. The contents include Story Enhancements, new image for results and without results, and corrections and general improvements. Other users will experience no change though!
Furthermore, there are hidden news details by Microsoft regarding the upcoming updates, which include the Favorites section, Stickers and Texts in Microsoft Photo Stories and Companion App for Android and iOS.
The Favorites section is available for years now, for the Windows 10 mobile app. Microsoft’s novelties are to bring the same for the PC users as well. Now you can add photos and videos to the Favorites folder by selecting the new ‘Heart’ icon in the top center or clicking the ‘F’ button.
Stickers and Texts are now placed among Story Special Effects Collection or ‘Creations’. Therefore, Microsoft is bringing a more expansive version of ‘Special Effects’ while bunking the old one. The new Collection entails individual cute creations; magical has, eyeglasses, traditional hats, magical hats, vintage cars, smooth seats, dinosaurs, and texts. Each and every of these can be added to your photos and are exclusively customizable in terms of color, size, transparency, and more.
The Companion Application for the two OS is coming as well, and this will enable users in fast transfer of photos and videos from smartphones to the Photos of Windows 10 app. It is yet to be publicly downloadable and Microsoft will notify users on its site when it is available.
The new package of updates also includes a fascinating Remix 3D feature, allowing users to choose 3D effects on their own for video creations among many models uploaded by the community of Microsoft.
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