HP TouchSmart Photo
View and edit your photos, create slideshows, and print photos with HP TouchSmart Photo. If you have an
Internet connection and a Snapfish account, you can upload your photos to share with others. The Upload
button in TouchSmart Photo links to the Snapfish Web site. (Snapfish is not available in some countries/
Use your thumb and forefinger to make a photo larger or smaller. Start at the center of the photo and make
a spreading motion toward opposite corners to make the photo larger. To make it smaller, start with the
corners and move fingers toward the center of the picture.
To rotate a photo, enlarge it by placing your thumb and forefinger at the center of the photo, and use a
spreading motion. Tap the rotate arrow at the bottom of the photo. You can also use the Rotate button on
the right pane. When you make a slideshow of your photos, you will want to rotate your photos to be the
same orientation as all the others.
From HP TouchSmart, you can access photos stored anywhere on your hard drive.
HP TouchSmart Photo supports the .jpg file format.
HP TouchSmart Music
HP TouchSmart Music lets you organize and play your music easily. Browse your music collection by
album, artist, genre, song, or playlist. You can also play CDs, view song titles and album art, and create
HP TouchSmart accesses your music from the Music folder on your hard drive (you can access this folder by
tapping the Windows Vista start button, and then Music). If you have downloaded iTunes and have
an iTunes account (not included), the iTunes folder resides in this Music folder also.
Using the Settings button, choose to access your music from either your Music folder on your hard drive, or
from your iTunes folder. You cannot view both libraries at once. The iTunes choice is disabled if you have
not downloaded iTunes.
HP TouchSmart Music supports the following music file formats: .mp3, .wma, .wav, .aac, .m4p, and .m4a.
NOTE: You must install iTunes (not included) and create an account for HP TouchSmart to support .m4p
and .m4a file formats.
HP TouchSmart Video
With HP TouchSmart Video, make your own videos using the built-in webcam, play the videos, and then
upload them to YouTube (not available in some countries/regions). YouTube requires an Internet
HP TouchSmart Video also allows you to play videos from your own video camera, and upload them to
YouTube or burn them onto a CD or DVD to share. You can access videos stored anywhere on your hard
HP TouchSmart Video supports the following video file formats: .mpg, .mpeg, .dvr-ms, .wmv, .asf, and .avi.
Webcam and Microphone
A built-in webcam and array microphone are located at the top of your computer. Use them to capture
videos and have video chats and conference calls with instant messaging software (download the instant
messaging software of your choice; it is not included with HP TouchSmart).
The optimal distance for recording with the microphone is about one-half meter (2 feet) from the computer.
Getting Started (Features may vary by model)