Viewing photos and videos in Gallery

Viewing photos and videos in Gallery

Reminisce on good times. Gallery lets you view all the photos and videos on HTC One XL or online albums. You can view photos by event or location, trim videos, add photo frames and special effects, and more.
  1. Open the Gallery app. You'll see tiles of photos arranged by event. The view is refreshed every time new photos or videos are shot or new images are added.
    Note: To browse photos by album or location or see your friends' photos on social networks, tap and choose how you want to view photos.
  2. Browse to an album or a group of photos.
  3. Tap a photo or video to view it in full screen.

Viewing photos and videos by event

View photos and videos based on when and where they were taken.
  1. Open the Gallery app.
  2. Tap > Events. Photos and videos that you captured using HTC One XL are grouped by time and location.
  3. Tap a tile to view all the photos and videos taken during a specific event.

Viewing photos by location

Using the Map view, you can view photos according to location.
Important: Only photos with geo-tag info appear on the map.
  1. Open the Gallery app.
  2. Tap > Locations.
  3. Zoom out or pan across the map until a numerical location indicator appears. The number in the location indicator shows how many photos were taken in that area.
  4. Tap the location indicator. The photos taken in the same area are displayed.
Tip:

Want to know where you took a particular photo? While viewing the photo in full screen, tap anywhere on the screen, and then tap > Show on map. (Show on map is available when you've enabled Geo-tag photos in Camera.)

Watching and trimming a video

You can capture a snapshot while watching a video, trim the video to remove unwanted scenes, and more.
  1. In the Gallery app's Album or Events view, go to the video that you want to watch.
  2. Tap the onscreen controls to play or pause the playback, adjust the volume, and more.
    Tip: Tap > Select player to share the video on your home network.
  3. Tap to capture and save a still shot.
  4. To trim the video, tap > Edit.
  5. Drag the two trim sliders to the part where you want the video to begin and end.
  6. Tap to preview your trimmed video.
  7. Tap Save.
The trimmed video is saved as a new file. The original video remains unedited.

Changing the video playback speed

Want to add a cinematic flair to your videos by slowing down particular scenes? You can vary the playback speed of selected sections of a slow motion video.
Important: You can only change the video playback speed of videos captured using the slow motion scene in the Camera app.
  1. In the Gallery app's Album view, find the slow motion video you want to edit and tap .
  2. Tap to switch between normal and slow motion playback.
  3. To adjust the playback speed of the video, tap > Edit > Adjust playback speed.
  4. Frame the sequence you want to slow down by moving the left and right sliders.
  5. Choose how much to slow the sequence down.
  6. Tap to watch the result.
  7. Tap Save.
The edited video is saved as a new file. The original video remains unedited.
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