Tuesday, September 13, 2005

News of PDC Vista build 5219 coming out

Looks like the pictures linked to on NeoWin have exceeded the bandwidth limit.

What's new and changed:

Sidebar is back
Outlook express how has an RSS reader integrated
Outlook express showing more of the visual overhaul
glass taskbar
previews of applications on taskbar
3D task switcher and 3D Carosel type task switcher
Picture editor
Photo album
Movie Maker 3 with DVD authoring
.NET 2.0 framework
System restore wizards
System backup wizards
Software version of windows update (now does updates like OSX)
Pictures have a border around them in thumbnail view
Popup extended preview on items in explorer (bigger thumbs)
Expanded driver support
Performance fixes
Bigger LDDM Driver support
IE's CSS support has been expanded since beta 1
PNG support for Icons (icons are all in PNG format now in a package called .ICO)
Windows Media Player 11 (not included yet, but bits and pieces of it are in this build)


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