I am sure, everyone will agree with me when I say that digital cameras are n amazing gadget. Digital cameras help you click pictures along with giving you the feature to record. I remember, when I last gifted a digital camera to my friend, she was totally amazed to receive it. We clicked loads of pictures along with video recordings.

In the latest version of Windows Media Center you get features like viewing of TV show images all through the channel and recorded television; features like fast forward, rewind, and skip; Media Center Desktop gadget; facility to schedule recordings of TV shows and so on. The best feature about Windows Media Centre is that it enables you to unite tuners of various categories to deal with recording clashes, without human intervention, on the basis of precedence.

You can use Windows Media Centre to view pictures and videos on your computer. Isn’t it amazing? It is not wrong to say that this feature in Windows Media Center establishes association amongst pictures and videos clearer and enjoyable. With the picture library option in the Windows Media Center you get access to all your pictures in Windows Media Center

If you are unable to locate a specific picture, you can try locating it by changing the mode in which Media Center groups your pictures. To find a picture, follow the below mentioned points:

  1. From the Start menu, select ‘All Programs’, and then select ‘Windows Media Center’. The Windows Media Center screen opens.
  2. On the Windows Media Center start screen, scroll to ‘Pictures + Videos’, and then select ‘Picture library’.
  3. You can sort your pictures and videos in different ways:
    • Select ‘Folders’ if you want to sort your pictures and videos in alphabetically order.
    • Select ‘Date taken’ to sort your pictures and videos by date
    • Select ‘Tags’ if you wish to sort files based on the tags that have been applied.
  4. After sorting pictures, select the picture or video you want to view.

Steps to View or Import Pictures or Videos from a Removable Device

You can use Windows Media Centre to view pictures from a removable device like a USB flash drive, external hard disk or digital camera. The steps to import pictures and videos from removable device are as follows:

  1. From the Start menu, select ‘All Programs’, and then select ‘Windows Media Center’. The Windows Media Center screen opens.
  2. In case you want to open the full screen mode, select the Maximize button.
  3. Now connect the removable device to your computer. Cameras and almost all other removable devices are generally plugged into a USB port.
  4. From the dialog box, do one of the following:
    • Select ‘Import pictures and videos’. Follow the wizard instructions if you want to copy all pictures and videos on your device to the a folder on the computer.
    • Select ‘View pictures or View videos’ to open pictures or videos from the device without copying them on to your computer.