Windows® Vista applications
Different Windows Vista applications
There are several entertaining Windows Vista applications. Windows Vista has added some interesting applications since Windows® XP. Some are new, some are old and some are improved versions of old ones:
- Windows Media Player 11
- Backup and Restore Center
- Windows® Mail
- Windows® Photo Gallery
- Windows® DVD Maker
- Windows® Meeting Space
Windows Media Player 11
It is a revamp of the original Microsoft® program for playing and organizing music and videos. The added features here are word wheeling or "search as you type"), it has a new GUI for the media library, photo display and organization, it has the ability to share music libraries over a network with other Windows Vista® machines, it has Xbox 360 integration, and it supports other Media Center Extenders.
Backup and Restore Center
It has a backup and restore application which gives users the option to schedule periodic backups of files on their computers, and also it enables recovery from previous backups. There is also a feature called ‘Complete PC Backup’. It's available in the Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise versions, and its name says it all as it backs up an entire system into an image and saves it to onto a hard drive or DVD.
It is a substitute for Microsoft Outlook® Express and it has a new mail store which improves stability, and it has built-in instant search. It also features the phishing filter which is the same as the one in Internet Explorer® 7 and it has junk mail filtering that is improved via regular updates using Windows® Update.
It has ability to import images from digital cameras, to tag and rate each item, adjust colors and exposure, you can make and show slideshows with various effects and you can then burn it to DVD’s.
It is actually a companion program to Windows® Movie Maker and it provides the ability to make DVD videos based on your content with possibilities to add various effects.
This application is the replacement program for NetMeeting. With it users are able to share applications or the whole desktop with other users that can be on the LAN or over the Internet by applying peer-to-peer technology.