Windows Camera updated for all users with new UI

A couple weeks ago, Windows Insiders on the Fast ring received an update to the Camera app with a new UI and some new features. Today, Microsoft is shipping out that same build to the Production ring (non-Insiders).

Aside from the new interface, there are a few new features that were listed in the Feedback Hub:

  • Enjoy taking photos, videos, and panoramas with our higher-contrast capture buttons.

  • Set a photo timer right from the camera dashboard with our new toggle control.

  • Get to Settings faster! Now, launch into Settings directly from the camera UI.

  • Access your camera roll with one hand from its new spot on the screen.

  • Zoom more easily with the new zoom slider.

  • Make sure you nailed the shot, with a more noticeable capture animation.

  • Change between front- and rear-facing cameras with a more prominent button control.

  • On PC, use the spacebar as a shortcut to take pictures

Version 2016.1021.11.0 is a big improvement over its predecessor. The last major feature to hit the Windows Camera app was panorama, which was offered back in August to the Production ring.

Today's update is available on both PCs and phones; however, some of the features listed may vary depending on your device. You can update your Windows Camera app right here.

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