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Windows 8 Visual Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 5

Enriching Your Windows 8 Media Experience

Windows 8 was designed from the ground up to offer you a rich media experience. Whether you are dealing with drawings, photos, sounds, audio CDs, downloaded music files, or DVDs, the tools built into Windows 8 enable you to play, edit, and even create media.

The downside to having a rich media environment at your fingertips is that the media tools themselves are necessarily feature-laden and complex. The basic operations are usually easy enough to master, but some of the more useful and interesting features tend to be in hard-to-find places. This chapter helps you take advantage of many of these off-the-beaten-track features by showing you how to find and use them.

For example, you discover ...

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