Microsoft update is bringing in changes for Windows 11 Camera app, Media Player app and more


Microsoft published the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25158 to the Dev Channel on July 13th. Microsoft is adding notification badging with Widgets with the introduction of the Windows 11 Insider Preview. This release includes a considerable number of repairs in addition to some basic adjustments and tweaks. Microsoft has updated several built-in Windows 11 applications in addition to the latest Windows 11 Build. The camera app, media player app, and movies and TV app have all received upgrades.

Microsoft posted on its blog, “Hello Windows Insiders, we are rolling out updates for Camera and Media Player to Windows Insiders on Windows 11 starting with the Dev Channel.”

1. Windows 11 Camera App

The camera app is receiving the most significant updates. Microsoft provided the following information on the update: “The Camera app has been updated to match the beautiful new look and feel of Windows 11. In addition to the existing support for camera, video, document, and whiteboard capture modes, we are excited to introduce QR code and barcode scanning as well.”

2. Windows 11 new Media Player app

Version 11.2206.30.0 of the new Media Player software is being released. Microsoft is also introducing functionality for CD ripping with this most recent release. “Back in March, we introduced CD playback support to Media Player. With the latest update, we are adding support for CD ripping as well. Supported formats in this release include AAC, WMA, FLAC, and ALAC,” the company said.

3. Windows 11 Movies & TV app

Additionally, Windows Insiders on the Dev Channel are now receiving an upgrade for the Movies & TV app in versions 10.22061 and above from Microsoft.

The Movies & TV experience for Arm64 devices have reportedly been enhanced, according to the information given by the firm. Users will now experience the app with quicker and better performance.

Additionally, Microsoft is moving the relationships between video file types from Movies & TV to Media Player. Only file types that are already linked to Movies & TV will be impacted by this migration, and only when you launch Movies & TV for the first time.