CHAPTER 5

Managing Pictures with Windows Live Photo Gallery

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Discover the power of Windows Live Photo Gallery
  • View the photos and videos that are on your computer
  • Rotate images to the correct orientation—even rotate videos
  • Discover how to fix a variety of issues with your images ranging from red eye to color saturation
  • Organize your images and videos by tags, ratings, people, and more
  • Understand how to email photos to others
  • Collate your images and videos into a slide show or a screen saver
  • Learn how to share your photos on your Windows Live account, with Windows Live Groups, or on online services such as Flickr
  • Discover how to print multiple images at the same time

WITH THE proliferation of digital cameras and the ability to take hundreds of pictures before needing to offload the images, it is no surprise that it is easy to end up with thousands of pictures on your computer. While you can purchase a variety of programs to organize and manipulate your photos and pictures, an alternative is to use Windows Live Photo Gallery. Using this simple program, you can organize, manipulate, tag, and even print your pictures.

In Windows Vista, Windows Photo Gallery is included. A photo gallery program is not a part of Windows XP or Windows 7. You can, however, download it as part of the Windows Live Essentials. Once it is downloaded, you'll be able to view and manipulate your digital photos and other pictures.

Windows Live Photo Gallery comes with a viewer for ...

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