How to Add Videos to Windows 8 Video App


In this article, we are explaining how to add and play a video to a video app in Windows 8. The video app is a new feature of Windows 8 by which you can play a video file in Metro style. When you open a video app then no video will play in the video app because there is not a file in the video app library. If you want to play a video file then you have to add a video file to the video app library.
When we add a video file to a video app library then it's added permanently. After adding the media file to the library we can easily access it using the Metro Media Player.

How to add a video to a video app in Windows 8?

Step 1
Open "My Computer" and click on "Libraries". In the Libraries window select "Videos".
Step 2
In this step click on "Manage library" from the "Manage" tab.
Step 3
In this step select a video and click on "Add".
Step 4
Select the video folder and then click on "Include a folder" and then "OK".
Step 5
Now go to the Start Screen and click on a video app. You will get a list of videos. Click on a video to play.


In this article, we learned about How to Add Videos to Windows 8 Video App.