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


Windows Fax and Scan

Windows Photo Gallery

Private Character Editor

Windows Media Center


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