What Is Microsoft Photo Gallery?

By Arnold Carreiro

A part of the Windows Live series of programs, Photo Gallery is a downloadable feature designed to arrange your photo files and to present them quickly. It also allows for simple online sharing and basic image editing.

Organize

Windows Live Photo Gallery makes organizing a massive amount of photos effortless with the tagging system. Simply tag photos with the names of the subjects and Gallery will assemble all the photos with that tag on demand.

Share

Distributing special memories to your friends and family can be done quickly with Photo Gallery's compatibility with Facebook, Windows Live Mail and MSN Instant Messenger. An option is included to optimize photos for printing at photo kiosks.

Edit

Straightforward changes can be made on your photos using Photo Gallery. Examples include cropping the size or your images, red-eye removal and adjusting the overall sharpness.