Microsoft rolls out updates for Photos app, save still photos from videos

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read

Microsoft has rolled out huge updates to the Windows 10 Photos app, introducing new interesting features that allow user to save photos from videos and living images or edit slow-motion videos on PC among many others. The update also brings the usual bug fixes.

Microsoft Photos is an app that allows you to organize, edit, and share all your digital photos and videos. It brings the photos and videos from all your devices in one place via One Drive and lets you put the finishing touches on your creations. You can also organize your photos into beautiful albums and share them with your friends or print them.

Microsoft Photos App

You can browse through your photo albums by date, album or folder whenever you want to remember those beautiful moments. You can also enhance your photos with improvements, you can change the lighting, color, add more contrast, remove the red-eye and more. You can compare the enhanced image to the original picture and see which you like best.

The editing tools let you do basic fixes and as well as more complex work such as vignette framing, filters or add other effects. Microsoft Photos comes as one universal app for both PC and mobile and adjusts to give you the best image on each device.

The complete list of features brought by this update includes:

  • Save still photos from videos and living images

  • Slow-motion videos taken with a Windows phone can now be edited on your PC

  • When importing photos to a PC, quickly clear and select all

  • View your OneDrive storage usage in Settings

  • Adjust the lighting in photos taken with a Windows phone using rich HDR

  • New OneDrive pictures appear more quickly in Collection

  • Items now stay selected until you cancel or take action on them

  • Bug fixes

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