Windows 10 to get picture-in-picture functionality

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15031 for PC, which includes picture-in-picture functionality.

Windows 10’s new Compact Overlay window allows you to run an application, like a video, in a small window pinned above other programs.

“Some tasks don’t require the user’s full attention but are perfect to leave at the corner of the screen, so we’re introducing a new compact overlay mode for app developers,” said Microsoft.

When an app window enters compact overlay mode, it’ll be shown above other windows and won’t get blocked.

“The best part is that compact overlay windows work just like normal windows in all other ways, so app developers can tailor the experience with what they already know.”

Updates to the Movies & TV app and Skype Preview app will take advantage of compact overlay windows in the near future, said Microsoft.

Windows Overlay Window

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