Chapter 12. Graphics and Multimedia

Windows Vista offers considerable multimedia capabilities; it is a substantial upgrade over Windows XP. Windows Movie Maker, for example, is a far more powerful and sophisticated program than the version that shipped with Windows XP, and Windows Media Player 11 is a significant upgrade as well. In addition, Windows Vista has new graphics applications, such as the Windows Photo Gallery and the Snipping Tool.

This chapter covers Windows graphics and multimedia tools; for information about installing related hardware, see Chapter 9.

Here is an alphabetical reference of entries in this chapter:

Fax Cover Page Editor

Snipping Tool

Windows Media Player

Microsoft Magnifier

Windows DVD Maker

Windows Movie Maker

Paint

Windows Fax and Scan

Windows Photo Gallery

Private Character Editor

Windows Media Center

 

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