The full form of PiP mode is Picture-in-Picture mode. You can find it on any native Windows 11 media or video player just like ‘Films & TV. But do note that, it works with the videos that are stored on your hard drive. If you really want to play a video on the internet in PiP mode. Then, you have to use a browser that has PiP support. You now have the option to enable Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode for videos in Windows 11. It is a great feature. It is also very unique since not many operating systems have not rolled out this feature yet.
You can do everything that you need to do online and Windows 11 easily through a web browser. As such, there is no default web browser that comes in Windows 11. You can set your preferred web browser as the default web browser in your system. Also, you can work on more than one web browser in Windows 11. If you have set one web browser as default then also, you can change the default web browser in Windows 11.
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Enable Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode for videos in Windows 11 in 5 Steps
Step-1Select your video: Obviously, in the first step, you have to select or choose the video you want to play in PiP mode. You can choose the video from the files or storage of your desktop or device.
Step 2 Click on 'Open with' from Right-click menu: Then, you have to point the mouse or cursor on the video thumbnail. Then click right and a list of options will appear on the screen. Then, select the ‘Open with’ option.
Step-3 Choose 'Films and TV': You will see a list of apps on the device. From them, you have to select the ‘Films and TV’ option from the sub-menu.
Step:4Click on 'Play in mini view': After the video player window opens, click on the ‘Play in mini view’ button. It is located on the bottom right side of the screen.
Step-5Your mini view' or PiP mode view is ready: Now the video will turn into a mini window and sit on top of the desktop.
What Are The Advantages Or Benefits Of Using the PIP mode on Desktop?
As you can already see that you can even open other applications and the video will not be moved to the background. It will stay in a floating window on top of the application. In this way, you can do multitasking. You can use another application or program while watching the video playing in the PIP mode.
Why Is The Picture-in-Picture Mode Also Known As The Mini View?
We also call the picture in picture mode or the PIP mode as the Mini view. It is because it minimizes the screen or the application playing the video on the screen. It converts the video into a Mini tab that you can place anywhere on the screen. All the options will be there. Only the size of the screen minimizes.
Can We Change The Size of the Icons on the desktop in Windows 11?
This setting comes under the personalization setting. In Windows 11, the user has the option to select the size of the icons that they want to display on their desktop screen. You can easily change the icon size on the desktop in Windows 11.