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Add more to your photos with Microsoft Office Picture Manager!

May 9th, 2011

Microsoft Office Picture Manager is a program that carries out basic image editing using the latest versions of Microsoft Office. It allows you to crop, resize and convert images into various formats. For more advanced photo editing, you should use a more intensive program such as Adobe Photoshop or GIMP. Picture Manager can also make corrections to images including color enhancement options and brightness and removing red eye. You can save time and select all the pictures you want to fix at once using automatic correction or a single image editing tool. The Microsoft Office Picture Manager contains many editing tools as mentioned below:

Microsoft Office Picture Manager

Brightness and Contrast – Adjust the difference between light and dark. Use this feature to correct pictures that appear too light or too dark, the color – you can set the tone. Use this feature to correct the image colors are tinted or opaque. Crops – Cut unwanted parts of the image. Use this feature to correct pictures that contain distracting stuff. Rotate and Flip – Rotate images or return to the current image. Use this feature to correct pictures that you took from the side frame. Red Eye Removal – Remove red eye from camera flash. Use this feature to correct red eyes wherever they occur. Resize – Resize Image. Use this function to print the image to enlarge or reduce it to send via e-mail or share over the Internet. It is also advisable for you to make transparent images, add text to images or scanned images into Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

You also have a Picture Shortcuts pane through which you can add shortcuts to the folders that contain images that you want to work. Preview pane is where you can view the images on the screen. You can change these options according to your convenience. You can select the Outlook toolbar and the Edit Pictures task pane where you would find the editing tools, allowing you to make corrections to images.

The Microsoft Office Picture Manager offers three options for displaying images: Thumbnail, Filmstrip, and a picture panel. Choose a view type based on the number of pictures you want displayed at one time and the amount of information you want to view each image. Filmstrip View is a combination of Vignette and the unique perspective of the image. This view is better when you have to edit multiple images but also note the detail that is being edited. Instead of displaying an image at a time, you can display multiple thumbnails at once and focus quickly to change.
To take a photograph of what appears on the computer screen at some point (usually called a print screen); press the Print Screen key located directly above the Insert key on the keyboard of the computer. This will put a picture of everything currently on the screen to the clipboard. To take a picture of only the active window, hold down the Alt key while you press Print Screen. An image of the active window is now saved in the clipboard. To paste the image into a document or file, select Paste from the Edit menu in Microsoft Office Picture Manager. From here you can modify the image as required by you. As you will now agree Microsoft Office Picture Manager can be very useful.

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