Windows Picture and Fax Viewer overview
An image or picture is a photograph, line drawing, or text document converted to digitized form, usually by a scanning device such as a digital camera, fax machine, or scanner. You can download your images from the device and save them in a folder. After downloading pictures to your computer, you can view them as a slideshow or view them using Windows Picture and Fax Viewer.
Use Windows Picture and Fax Viewer to work with your images without having to open an image editing application. If you store your picture files in the My Pictures folder, you see the preview window automatically. Double-click an image to preview that image in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, where you can:
In addition, you can preview and annotate fax or TIFF files using the annotation toolbar. This toolbar enables you to draw lines, highlight portions of the file, or add textual annotations to the file. You can customize your annotations by editing properties such as line width, font, and colors. You can even use your personal pictures as a screen saver.