Microsoft rolled out the Windows 11 build 25158 for Windows Insiders, which experimented with different search options for the taskbar. The company is also releasing new updates for Windows 11 apps such as the Camera and Media Player apps. These new features will arrive for Windows Insiders, starting with the Dev Channel.
Windows 11 Camera App: Refreshed UI
The new Camera update brings the version number to 2022.2206.2.0. With this, the app loses the old Windows 10 aesthetic and adopts the look and feel of Windows 11. The Camera now gets rounded corners and a dark grey background, keeping up with the look of the latest OS. Dave Grochocki, Principal Product Manager Lead of Windows Inbox Apps announced that the app will also get support for QR code and barcode scanning.
Windows 11 Media Player App: New Features
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Microsoft had rolled out support for CD playback for the Media Player app back in March. The newest update, bearing version 11.2206.30.0, now brings CD ripping functionality to the app. It supports the following formats for now—AAC, WMA, FLAC, and ALAC.
Movies & TV App Update
The Movies & TV app also gets a new update, which bumps up the version to 10.22061. The app will now get native Arm64 support with improved performance. Additionally, video file type associations will be moved from Movies & TV to Media Player.
The aforementioned features will first be released to Windows Insiders in the Dev channel. Later on, they will be rolled out to other channels. They will then be introduced to the general public over the next few weeks. Do note that the new features may sport some changes, as it is still in the testing stage.