Photos is the new app in-build with Windows 10 operating system.
This feature “Photos” enables Windows 10 to open the images and photos automatically.
This is the default Photo viewer in Windows 10.
If you want to change the default photo viewer the this guide shows you How to Change the Default Photo Viewer in Windows 10.
If you want to open your images / photo through Windows photo viewer, MS paint and so (instead of the default Windows 10 photo viewer- Photos), then the below process shows you the simple way to change the default photo viewer on Windows 10.
How to Change the Default Photo Viewer in Windows 10 ?
- Click on Start >> Settings >> System >> Default apps >> Photo Viewer.
- Now you can select the app you want to use to open photos and images as your default photo viewer ( this applies to all image formats in Windows 10).
How to Change the program that opens a type of file ?
You can also select the program Windows 10 uses for a specific file format.
For an instance, if you would like .PNG files to be always opened in MS Paint, then go to your Pictures library, then right-click on a .PNG file >> Open With >> Choose another app.
Now you can Choose Paint from the list provided, tick the ” Always use this app to open .png files” and then click on OK.
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